Todd Pugatch is an Associate Professor of Economics in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Michigan and his B.A. at the University of North Carolina. Todd's research interests are in development economics, labor economics and the economics of education. His current work focuses on education policy in Rwanda and The Gambia, youth unemployment in South Africa, Mexican immigration to the United States, and promoting student success in U.S. higher education. He worked at the World Bank before beginning graduate studies at Michigan.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in 2012 and was appointed as Research Fellow in 2014.