Amy Ellen Schwartz

Professor, Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs

Amy Ellen Schwartz

Contact Information
amyschwartz@syr.edu
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426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9362
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Katrina Fiacchi
(315) 443-9040
kfiacchi@maxwell.syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Amy Ellen Schwartz CV

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 1989

Specialties

Public economics, economics of education, urban economics

Courses

Fall 2019

PAI 810.003 Advanced Seminar: Policy and Administration, Th 12:00-2:00

Biography

Amy Ellen Schwartz is a Professor of Economics, Public Administration and International Affairs and the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. She is also an Emeritus Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics at NYU. Professor Schwartz is a co-PI and director of Transportation Research for the IES-funded National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice.  Her research spans a broad range of topics in education policy and urban economics, focusing on the nexus of schools, neighborhoods, and public services and the causes and consequences of children’s academic, social, and health outcomes. She serves on various editorial boards, including Regional Science and Urban Economics, PLOS-One, and Education Finance and Policy and was the editor of Education Finance and Policy from 2014-2019. Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

Research Interests

Public Economics

Economics of Education

Urban Economics

Research Grants and Awards

Co-Principal Investigator. “School Choice Policy Research Center: A National Research Partnership to Improve School Choice for Disadvantaged Students.” Funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)/DOE. 2016-2023.

Principal Investigator. “Between Home and School: The School Bus and Student Outcomes.” Funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). 2017-2019.

Co-Principal Investigator. "The Impact of the Built Environment on Child BMI." with Brian Ebel. Funded by New York University (NYU)/National Institute of Health (NIH). 2016-2021.

Co-Principal Investigator. “Special Education Policy Reforms: Equal Opportunity at Last?” Funded by New York University (NYU)/Spencer Foundation. 2015-2017.

Co-Principal Investigator. “Impact of the Food Environment on Child Body Mass Index,” with Brian Ebel. Funded by New York University (NYU) /National Institute of Health (NIH). 2013-2017.