Joshua Angrist

Research Fellow


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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8959
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, 9 (4), 216-249
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6525
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5 (4), 1-27
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5690
published in: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012, 31 (4), 837 - 860
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4800
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24 (2), 3-30
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3628
published as "Schooling and the Vietnam-Era GI Bill: Evidence from the Draft Lottery" in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3 (2), 96-118
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3134
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1(1), 136–63.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2790
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90 (2), 191-215
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1500
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2008, 27 (5), 483-503
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1146
published in: American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (4), 1384-1414
IZA Discussion Paper No. 976
published in: American Economic Review, 2004, 94 (5), 1613-1634
IZA Discussion Paper No. 851
published in: Economic Journal, 2004, 114 (494), C52-C83
IZA Discussion Paper No. 433
published in: Economic Journal, 2003, 113 (488), F302-F331
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