Daniel Dench

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Economics
Email Address: dench@gatech.edu


Daniel Dench joined Georgia Tech's School of Economics and the Health Economics & Analytics Lab (HEAL) in the Fall of 2020. Most recently his work has focused on how access to in-person care affects birth outcomes and the effect of e-cigarettes on birth outcomes. In addition, he works on issues related to tobacco and nicotine policy. He also runs field experiments related to student motivation and cheating. Finally, he studies issues related to school choice, such as how enrollment mechanisms affect segregation in large urban schools districts. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Daniel completed his PhD in economics at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In addition to Georgia Tech, Daniel is a faculty affiliate with Notre Dame's Lab for Economic Opportunity and is a research economist for the National Bureau of Economic Research.

  • Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • B.A., Temple University
Research Fields:
  • Education Policy
  • Health Economics
  • Education Policy
Courses Taught:
  • ECON-2105: Prin of Macroeconomics
  • ECON-6140: Econometrics I
  • ECON-6510: Health Economics