Predoctoral Trainee in Economics
Research interests: public economics, economics of education, economics of the social safety net
Assaf's research is centered around public policies targeted at families and children. Specifically, he is interested in the effects these policies have in the long run on future earnings, intergenerational mobility, and health and wellbeing as well as the intended and unintended consequences on parents' labor force participation and fertility. Currently, Assaf is working on projects that involve universal pre-K and child allowances.
Personal: Assaf enjoys spending time with his eight-month old son.
Department of Economics