Robert Garlick

Robert Garlick is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Duke University. Prior to joining Duke, he worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the World Bank's Development Research Group. He received his  Ph.D.  in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Michigan in 2013, an M.A. in Statistics from the University of Michigan in 2011, an M.Com. (M.A. equivalent) in Economics from the University of Cape Town in 2008 and B.Com.Hons (B.A. equivalent) in Economics & Philosophy from the University of Cape Town in 2005. His research interests are in development economics, the economics of education, labour economics and microeconometrics.  He previously worked as the founder and director of Ubunye, an education non-profit that provides academic support services for students in underprivileged high schools around Cape Town.