Founder and Director of the Nudge4 Solutions Lab at University of Virginia
Speaker: Class of 2020 CollegePoint Program Evaluation August 3rd, 2021
Ben Castleman is the Newton and Rita Meyers Associate Professor in the Economics of Education at the University of Virginia, and the Founder and Director of the Nudge4 Solutions Lab at UVA. Ben’s research develops scalable solutions in education and public policy by leveraging behavioral economics and data science strategies and research-policy partnerships. Previously, he served as the senior advisor to Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative. Ben’s research has appeared in top public policy and economics journals, including The Journal of Labor Economics, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and The Journal of Human Resources. Ben is a graduate of Brown University and completed his doctoral work at Harvard University.