Dania V. Francis

Dania Francis
Assistant Professor
203 Crotty Hall
545-6354

Education: 

Ph.D., Public Policy, Duke University, 2013
M.A., Public Policy, Duke University, 2010
M.A., Economics, Harvard University, 2003
B.A., Economics, Smith College, 2001

Research Interests: 

Labor Economics
Public Finance
Economics of Education
Racial and Ethnic Economic Disparities

Teaching: 

Economics & Education
The History of the Education of Blacks in the U.S.

Affiliations: 

American Economic Association
National Economic Association
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Association for Education Finance and Policy

Selected Publications: 

Francis, Dania V. "Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? Teacher Perceptions of Black Girls in the Classroom." The Review of Black Political Economy, 2012, 39(3), pp. 311-320.

Francis, Dania V. “Economic Growth.” In P. L. Mason (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (2 ed.), 2013. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, an imprint of Gale / Cengage Learning.

Darity Jr., William A.; Lahiri, Bidisha and Frank, Dania V. "Reparations for African-Americans as a Transfer Problem: A Cautionary Tale." Review of Development Economics, 2010, 14(2), pp. 248-61.

Darity Jr., William and Frank, Dania. "The Economics of Reparations." The American Economic Review, 2003, 93(2), pp. 326-29.