Steven W. Hemelt
Research Fellow

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too h Hemelt Steven Hemelt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hemelt is an Affiliated Researcher with the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the University of Michigan and a Faculty Affiliate of the Education Policy Initiative at Carolina (EPIC).

His primary fields of interest are the economics of education, education policy, labor economics, and program evaluation.

His current research focuses on transitions from high school to college and the workforce, the role of costs in shaping studentsí decisions about higher education, and differentiated school accountability.

Hemelt received his B.A. and M.A. in Economics and his Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Prior to joining the UNC faculty, he was an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Postdoctoral Fellow at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2016.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9889  Steven W. Hemelt
Rachel B. Rosen
School Entry, Compulsory Schooling, and Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Michigan
(published in: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16(4), 1-29)
9888  Charles T. Clotfelter
Steven W. Hemelt
Helen F. Ladd
Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina
3827  Steven W. Hemelt
Dave E. Marcotte
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
(published in: Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2011, 33 (4), 435-457)
2923  Dave E. Marcotte
Steven W. Hemelt
Unscheduled School Closings and Student Performance
(published in: Education Finance and Policy, 2008, 3 (3), 316-338)