Todd Pugatch

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J-PAL Affiliated Professor


Oregon State University

Todd Pugatch is a professor in the School of Public Policy and Economics Program at Oregon State University. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Global Action (CEGA), and non-resident research fellow at IZA and the Global Labor Organization (GLO). His research areas are development economics, labor economics, and the economics of education, and his current work focuses on education policy in developing countries (including Rwanda, The Gambia, India, and others), and promoting student success in higher education in the U.S.

Todd serves as a mentor to J-PAL regional scholars.

He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.