Javaeria Qureshi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests lie in the economics of education, labor economics and development, with a focus on the interactions between human capital production, gender, and the role of the family.
In current research, she is investigating intra-household spillovers in learning production, the impact of remittances on entrepreneurship, and the relationship between school quality and student achievement. In the past, she has consulted for the Development Research Group at the World Bank and conducted fieldwork in microfinance in Pakistan.
Qureshi received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 2012.