Leverages variation in the timing of women's colleges' transitions to coeducation throughout the 1960s-2000s to study how exposure to a gendered social environment affects women's human capital investments.
Nov 25, 2020
Avery Calkins (she/her) is an associate economist at the RAND Corporation. She studies education, the labor market, and recruitment and retention in the U.S. military. She has also published work on the effectiveness of educational campaigns in reducing infectious disease.
Karen Clay, Peter Juul Egedesø, Casper Worm Hansen, Peter Sandholt Jensen, Avery Calkins, "Controlling tuberculosis? Evidence from the first community-wide health experiment," Journal of Development Economics, 146, 2020