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Maria Zhu

Maria Zhu

Contact Information:

mzhu33@syr.edu

315.443.9043

426 Eggers Hall

Office Hours:

Fall 2022: TBA

Staff Support:

Emily Minnoe

315.443.3114

erminnoe@syr.edu

Maria Zhu

Assistant Professor, Economics Department


Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Courses

Fall 2022

ECN 310.002 Economics of Education, Monday and Wednesday 3:45-5:05, Hall of Languages 214

ECN 495.001 Distinction Thesis Seminar in Economics I, Monday and Wednesday 2:15-3:35, Eggers 040

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Duke University, 2019 

Bio

Maria Zhu is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and a senior research associate in the Center for Policy Research. Her research interests include labor economics and the economics of education. She has worked on projects looking at affirmative action, social networks in the labor market, and instructor quality in higher education. Prior to completing a Ph.D., she studied mathematics and economics at Pomona College. Maria received a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University in 2019.

Specialties

Labor economics, economics of education