Associate Professor of Economics and Director of QuIRK Initiative
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Nathan D. Grawe is a labor economist whose work examines intergenerational determinants of child success. Recent interests include the impact of K-12 school quality on intergenerational mobility in the US. His work has been published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, The Journal of Human Resources, and elsewhere.
In the classroom, Nathan has worked with Carleton's Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge (QuIRK) initiative to improve students' abilities to use quantitative evidence in arguments. He has published work in the Journal of Economic Education and Numeracy, the journal of the National Numeracy Network.
Nathan earned his BA (1996) at St. Olaf College and his MA (1998) and PhD (2001) in Economics at the University of Chicago. He has taught in the Economics Department at Carleton College since 1999.