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Ben Feigenberg, PhD

Associate Professor



Building & Room:

706 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0970

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Selected Publications

Advancing the Agency of Adolescent Girls

Would Eliminating Racial Disparities in Motor Vehicle Searches Have Efficiency Costs?

Fenced Out: The Impact of Border Construction on U.S.-Mexico Migration

Priced Out: Aggregate Income Shocks and School Pricing in the Chilean Voucher Market

Illusory Gains from Chile’s Targeted School Voucher Experiment

The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico

Racial Divisions and Criminal Justice: Evidence from Southern State Courts


Working Papers

Employment Eligibility Verification Requirements and Local Labor Market Outcomes
(with Shalise Ayromloo and Darren Lubotsky)
[Email for draft]

Omitted Variable Bias in Interacted Models: A Cautionary Tale
(with Ben Ost and Javaeria Qureshi)

From Retributive to Restorative: An Alternative Approach to Justice
(with Anjali Adukia and Fatemeh Momeni)
[Email for draft]

Class-Based Disparities and Profiling in Traffic Stops
(with Conrad Miller)
[Email for draft]


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014

Research Currently in Progress

Labor Economics, Development Economics, Economics of Crime, Economics of Education