Rebecca Thornton

Associate Professor

University of Illinois

Rebecca Thornton began her appointment as an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamaign economics department in 2015. Her research focuses on education and health as well as how individuals respond to financial incentives in these areas. She has worked on a randomized evaluation of a merit-based scholarship in Kenya. She is also working on randomized evaluations examining HIV testing and prevention and menstruation and education in Nepal.