Faculty Expert Profile
- Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor
- Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Nicholas Papageorge is the Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor of Economics. His research uses large data sets to examine how people invest in their human capital. Papageorge's previous research focused on how the need to work led people in lower socioeconomic classes to ignore COVID-19 precautions such as social distancing.
Other research by Papageorge has shown that having one Black teacher in elementary school makes Black children more likely to graduate high school and to enroll in college.