J-PAL Affiliated Professor
Assistant Professor of Economics
Amanda Agan is an assistant professor of economics at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on the economics of crime and labor economics, including analysis of the unintended consequences of sex offender registration and “ban the box” laws.
Amanda is an NBER Faculty Research Fellow. Prior to joining Rutgers University, she was a post-doctoral research associate in the Economics Department and the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in economics from George Mason University.