Joshua Angrist is a Professor in the MIT Economics Department and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Previously, he was on the faculties of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Harvard University. His Bachelor's degree is from Oberlin College. Professor Angrist is a fellow of the Econometric Society and has published widely on the economic returns to schooling, the determinants of school quality, the relationship between military service and the civilian labor market, and econometric methodology. He has worked as a consultant to the U.S. and Israeli governments on labor market issues and data, and teaches courses on program and policy evaluation methods for government officials in a number of countries. Professor Angrist is currently working on projects related to education policy, achievement incentives, immigration, and econometric methods.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2000.