Leah Brooks

Leah Brooks
Title:
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration and Director, Center for Washington Area Studies
Office:
601F
Address:
School of Media and Public Affairs
805 21st St. NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Phone:
202-994-4703
Fax:
202-994-6792
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
Professor Brooks' Website

Areas of Expertise

Public Economics
Urban Economics
Political Economy

I am an economist, studying the political economy of cities.

Education

PhD, Economics, UCLA
BA, Economics and Public Policy, University of Chicago 
 

Past Experience

Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Household and Real Estate Finance Section
Economist

University of Toronto
Department of Economics
School of Public Policy and Governance
Assistant Professor

Russell Sage Foundation
July Scholar
Visiting Scholar

McGill University
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor

Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, UCLA
Non-Resident Visiting Scholar

Brookings Institution
Intern, Center for Urban and Metropolitan Studies
Research Assistant, Economic Studies Section

RAND
Summer Intern

U. S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
Research Assistant, Economic Analysis Group

Classes Taught

PPPA 6007  Microeconomics for Public Policy I

PPPA 6085  Data Visualization Using R

PPPA 8022  Econometrics for Policy Research II