Benjamin Glasner
B.A. in Economics, Vassar College, 2016

Ben Glasner started the Evans School Ph.D. program in Public Policy and Management in 2016. Prior to joining the joining the program, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vassar College. Ben was a Ford Scholar at Vassar, analyzing structural change in labor allocation between sectors in 40 countries, and, in particular, the Hukou residential registration system in China. He also spent a semester studying the Swedish welfare state at the Stockholm School of Economics. Ben’s research interests include urban and rural economics.

Community and Economic Development
Regional Economic Development
Dissertation Committee Members: 
Mark C. Long (chair)
Anirban Basu (School of Pharmacy)
Jacob L. Vigdor
Caroline Weber
Major Area Paper (MAP) Title: 
The Affordable Care Act, Alternative Work Arrangements, and the Gig Economy