Faculty Research Speaker Series

Sara Heller

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs

Sep. 8, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Heller studies interventions to reduce crime and improve other life outcomes among disadvantaged youth. She uses large-scale experiments to isolate the causal effects of a variety of programs, including cognitive behavioral therapy-based interventions and summer jobs.