Ben Ost

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Economics
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: UH 718 Phone: 617-233-3304
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I study labor and education topics from the perspective of an economist. My past research studies the impact of education on future earnings, the impact of working during college on academic success and the impact of K-12 policy on student outcomes.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Minimum GPA: 3.7
    Must have significant quantitative skills and preferably knowledge of Microsoft excel.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will work on data collection and use computer software to organize and clean data.

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