Teresa Romano

Associate Professor of Economics


BA| Boston University| 2004

MA| Queen's University, Canada| 2005

MA| Duke University| 2009

PhD| Duke University| 2014

Courses Taught

ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 112W: Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 220: Data Science for Economists

ECON 385R: Special Topics- Economics of Education

DSC 101Q: Discovery Seminar- 'Til Death Do Us Part? The Economics of Marriage & Divorce


Does Evaluation Change Teacher Effort and Performance? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Policy of Retesting Students (with Esteban Aucejo and Eric S. Taylor) Review of Economics and Statistics, 2022, 104 (3), 417–430.

Ex Ante Returns and Occupational Choice (with Peter Arcidiacono, V. Joseph Hotz, and Arnaud Maurel) Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 128 (12), 4475-4522. 

Assessing the Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance (with Esteban Aucejo) Economics of Education Review, 2016, 55 (Dec.), 70-87.

Research Interests

Economics of Education; Labor Economics; Applied Microeconomics