J-PAL Affiliated Professor
Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy
Ofer Malamud is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. Ofer’s research interests are concentrated in three substantive areas: educational investments over the life course, the role of technology in the formation of human capital, and the effect of general and specific education on labor market outcomes. He has studied these topics in a wide range of institutional settings across countries such as Chile, England, Israel, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, Romania, Scotland, and the United States.
Ofer received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.