Michael Lovenheim Michael Lovenheim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Economics of Education and Public Economics working groups. He joined the Cornell faculty in 2009 after receiving his BA in Economics from Amherst College in 2000 and his PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2007. From 2007 to 2009, Professor Lovenheim was a Searle Freedom Trust Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He received both a Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in 2006 and a postdoctoral fellowship from the Spencer Foundation and the National Academy of Education in 2011. Professor Lovenheim’s research focuses on the economics of higher education as well as on teacher labor markets, and he has published widely in top economics, policy, and education journals. He currently sits on the editorial board of Journal of Human Resources and Demography and is a co-editor at Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.