Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Texas at Dallas
Rodney Andrews, a Harvard University Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar, is an assistant professor of economics in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and director of the Texas Schools Project. While Dr. Andrews has investigated a range of topics, including health policy, his recent focus is on the economics of education and, more specifically, the topics of college paths, returns to college quality, and pre-Kindergarten effects on student achievement. Furthermore, Dr. Andrews has also completed research focusing on the college application process and how it is impacted by financial assistance in “The Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise on College Choice” and “Estimating the Responsiveness of College Applications to the Likelihood of Acceptance and Financial Assistance: Evidence from Texas,” both of which have been published in the Economics of Education Review. Dr. Andrews received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.