Jason Baron

Assistant Professor

Jason Baron is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Duke University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining Duke, Baron was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Baron is an applied microeconomist interested in topics in child welfare, the economics of education, and the economics of crime. His work has been published in leading economics journals such as the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, and Journal of Public Economics. His research findings have also been covered by major media outlets including CNN, The New York Times, and Forbes.