Dr. Doug Staiger
John French Professor in Economics, Dartmouth College
Dr. Douglas Staiger is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College. Before joining Dartmouth in 1998, he was a faculty member at Stanford and Harvard. Dr. Staiger is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT, an Associate Editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics, and cofounder of ArborMetrix, a healthcare analytics company. Dr. Staiger’s research interests include the economics of education, economics of healthcare, and statistical methods. His recent work includes analyzing the labor market for healthcare professionals and understanding persistent performance differences across education and healthcare providers. His research has been published in both economics journals (including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics) and medical journals (including JAMA, and the New England Journal of Medicine). Dr. Staiger received his BA from Williams College and his PhD in economics from MIT.