Raj Chetty

Demolition, Displacement, and the Effect on Children in Chicago Public Housing

Housing is the foundation of a family’s life. This basic need determines the surrounding environment, the schools children attend, access...

The Inequality of Poverty: How Places, Parents, and Poverty Affect the Gender Gap

The environment in which children grow up affects the economic outcomes of men and women differently.

Moving to Opportunity: How Housing Policy Can Disrupt the Persistence of Poverty

What matters for future economic success is the amount of childhood exposure to better neighborhoods.

Measuring Teacher Quality: Do Teachers Impact Students’ Adult Outcomes?

A new study suggests that students who are taught by higher quality teachers have an increased chance of experiencing improved adult outcomes.