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Professor of Public Policy
79 John F. Kennedy St. Rubenstein Bldg R405

Will Dobbie is a Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses broadly on the causes and consequences of poverty in the U.S. His recent work has examined racial bias in the criminal justice system, the labor market consequences of bad credit reports, and the long-run effects of charter schools. He is a recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, as well as the Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptorship at Princeton University. Other honors include the W.E. Upjohn Institute Award for the best dissertation on employment and the Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award.


Phone: 617-495-0405
Office: 79 John F. Kennedy St. Rubenstein Bldg R405


Education, Training & Labor
Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity
Social Policy

HKS Affiliations

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138