Faculty Expert Profile
- Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Nicholas Papageorge is an associate professor of economics whose research uses large data sets to examine how people invest in their human capital. His research has focused on how the need to work has 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.