Sydnee Caldwell
Sydnee Caldwell

Ph.D. Student in Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sydnee Caldwell is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include topics in labor economics, applied econometrics, and public finance. She is affiliated with the School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative at MIT, where she is involved in SEII research on the effect of need-based financial aid on postsecondary educational attainment. Previously, she worked as a senior research analyst in the Research and Statistics Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


  • 2016, Firms, human capital, and careers, $15,000
  • 2015, Financial behavior and uncertain tax refunds: a new test of precautionary saving among low-income households, $15,000

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