Daniel I. Rees is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver. He received his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1986, his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988, and his Ph.D. from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1992. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Economics of Education Review from 2014-2019.
Professor Rees is interested in a wide range of topics including the determinants of risky adolescent behavior and the effects of prenatal stress on child health. He is currently studying the mortality transition at the turn of the 20th century, the relationship between midwifery laws and maternal mortality, and the long-term effects of smoking on health.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2011.