I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and a Scholar of the Pearson Institute. I do empirical research on the educational institutions influencing minorities' opportunities in urban contexts.

You can contact me at mlaverde@uchicago.edu

I will start as a postdoctoral fellow at the Tobin Center at Yale University in the summer of 2020. I will join the economics department at Boston College as an assistant professor in 2021.


Steven Durlauf, Kerwin Charles, Seth Zimmerman, Scott Ashworth