Dhaval Dave is the Stanton Research Professor in Economics at Bentley University, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He was also a John M. Olin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, after completing his Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Dave's research focuses on the analysis of public policy and on the economics of health outcomes and behaviors, health insurance, and human capital.
His papers have been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals including Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Health Economics, and Economic Inquiry, and his research has also been featured in congressional testimony, and in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, FOX Network News, CNBC, National Public Radio and various other popular media. His current research is examining the market for electronic cigarettes and tobacco control policy, inter-generational effects of welfare policies in the U.S., broader non-economic effects of the minimum wage, labour market effects of U.S. healthcare reform, and interventions for juvenile offenders and their effects on recidivism and educational outcomes.