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Harneet Kaur

Contact Information:


426 Eggers Hall

PhD Advisor:

Sarah Hamersma

Harneet Kaur

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Highest degree earned

M.A., Economics, Panjab University, India, 2016


Harneet is a Ph.D. student enrolled in the interdisciplinary social science program at Syracuse University's Maxwell School. Under the guidance of Professor Sarah Hamersma, she focuses her research on education policy changes and their effects on student outcomes, human capital accumulation and labor economics.

Additionally, she is intrigued by factors affecting students' health and behavior and their impact on students’ performance. Before commencing her Ph.D. journey, she held the position of senior business analyst at a multinational corporation.

Areas of Expertise

Education policy, economics of education, labor economics.