Assistant Professor
Florida International University
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Nicholas A. Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Florida International University. His research utilizes experimental and quasi-experimental methods to study policy-relevant issues in education, public health, and development economics. His research agenda can be divided into three different strands (i) evaluating educational programs in developing countries, (ii) examining how light-touched interventions can be leveraged to improve students’ academic outcomes, and (iii) examining the impact of various policies on public health and crime. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the World Bank Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Sport Economics, Economics of Education Review, Labour Economics, Education Economics, and Economics Bulletin.

He holds a PhD in Economics from Georgia State University and undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of the West Indies.