Amanda Agan is Assistant Professor of Economics and Affiliated Professor in the Program in Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Her research uses both quasi-experimental and field experimental methods to answer policy-relevant questions in criminal justice and labor economics. She has published several papers related to inequality, discrimination, and crime in leading peer-reviewed economics journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.
Agan received her B.A. in Economics from George Mason University and received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.