Rajeev Dehejia is Professor of Public Policy at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1997. Previous appointments include Columbia, Toronto, and Tufts, and visiting positions include Harvard, Princeton, and the London School of Economics.
His research interests include: econometrics (program evaluation, propensity score and matching methods, and Bayesian applied econometrics), development economics (child labor, microcredit, and financial development and growth), labor economics (financial incentives and fertility decisions), and public economics (religion and consumption insurance). His articles have appeared in The Journal of Law and Economics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of the American Statistical Association, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Journal of Econometrics, The Journal of Public Economics, The Journal of Development Economics, and Economic Development and Cultural Change.
Rajeev is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a coeditor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. Past editorships include the Journal of Human Resources (co-editor) and the Journal of the American Statistical Association (associate editor). He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2008.
Rajeev stayed as a Visiting Research Fellow at IZA from late June to late July 2010 and from February to July 2016.