Cecilia Elena Rouse is the Theodore A. Wells '29 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, Director of the Industrial Relations Section and Director of the Education Research Section. Her primary research and teaching interests are in labour economics with a particular focus on the economics of education. She has studied the economic benefit of community college attendance, evaluated the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, examined the effects of education inputs on student achievement, and tested for the existence of discrimination in symphony orchestras. Her current research includes studies of Florida's school accountability system and randomised evaluations of the use of computers in schools. Ph.D. Harvard University.