Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago
Benjamin Feigenberg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received a Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 2014. His research investigates education, law enforcement, and labor market responses to public policies and economic shocks in a number of countries using both quasi-experimental methods and randomized controlled trials. Across geography, market, and method, his work is unified by a focus on marginalized groups.
Recent work by Ben Feigenberg
School-based life skills classes can change attitudes, strengthen social connections, and help girls assert more control over their lives while...
Manufacturing job loss, induced by competition with China, increased cocaine traﬃcking, thereby increasing violent crime in urban areas in Mexico