Joshua D. Angrist

Joshua D. Angrist

Josh (Master Joshway) is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, a director of MIT’s School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative, and a Research Associate at the NBER. A dual U.S. and Israeli citizen, he taught at Harvard and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before coming to MIT in 1996. His research interests include the economics of education and school reform; social programs and the labor market; the effects of immigration, labor market regulation and institutions; and econometric methods for program and policy evaluation. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometric Society, and has served on many editorial boards. He is the author with Jörn-Steffen Pischke of Mostly Harmless Economics: An Empiricist's Companion and Mastering 'Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect, both published by Princeton University PressHe works with Pischke at Marginal Revolution University to bring econometrics education out of the Stones’ Age.

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