Daniel I. Rees is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver and the Editor-in-Chief of the Economics of Education Review. 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.
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 anti- tuberculosis movement at the turn of the 20th century, the relationship between midwifery laws and maternal mortality, and the effect of naloxone access laws on opioid-related mortality.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2011.