Christopher Norio Avery, Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy, teaches analytic courses in microeconomics and statistics. He studies rating and selection mechanisms, focusing on the college admissions system. His first book, The Early Admissions Game, coauthored with Andrew Fairbanks and Richard Zeckhauser, was published by Harvard University Press in March 2003. In his current research, he studies college application patterns and college enrollment choices for high school students. He completed a PhD in economic analysis at the Stanford Business School and holds prior degrees from Harvard and Cambridge universities.
Avery, Christopher. "Advice and Caution on Investing in a College Education: An economist and a financial journalist offer their strategies." Review of Making College Pay: An Economist Explains How to Make a Smart Bet on Higher Education by Beth Akers, and The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make by Ron Lieber, by Beth Akers. Education Next, 21.3, Summer 2021.