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Rajashri Chakrabarti
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Rajashri Chakrabarti is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Her primary areas of interest include economics of education and education policy. Her current research focuses on school choice including vouchers and charters, accountability, implications of the No Child Left Behind law, impacts of the financial crisis and stimulus funding on schools, teachers and students, K-12 and higher education finance, and higher education issues such as student loans and financial aid. Prior to joining the NY Fed, Raji was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University in the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Program on Education Policy and Governance. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University. She serves on the editorial board of Education Finance and policy and also served on the Board of Directors of the American Education Finance Association.

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The Impact of Superstorm Sandy on New York City School Closures and Attendance

(1) Comments | Posted December 24, 2012 | 6:44 PM

This post originally appeared on Liberty Street Economics.

On October 29, superstorm Sandy hit the tri-state area, flooding streets, highways, tunnels, buildings, and homes, and crippling the region's public transit system. At least 94 people in New York and New Jersey were killed. Downed power lines and...

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