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Thomas Dee

Associate Professor of Economics

Professor Dee employs economic principles to study a wide range of education and other social issues, including: teachers, race, and student achievement; civic returns in education; charter schools; Catholic schooling and civic involvement; the fatal effects of speed limits on women and the elderly; and the relationship between gay marriage laws and the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections.

Dee joined Swarthmore's faculty in 1999 and is also a faculty research fellow with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass. A member of Swarthmore's Class of 1990, Dee received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

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