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Victoria Prowse is an empirical microeconomist specializing in labor, public and experimental economics. Prof. Prowse's research explores how cognitive skills and preferences affect effort provision, learning, and life outcomes, including educational attainment, labor supply, retirement, and inequality. Her research also studies how interventions and public policies shape important life outcomes.
Victoria Prowse is the Marge Magner Chair and a Professor of Economics at Purdue University. She is a faculty affiliate of multiple research institutes and a research fellow of IZA and DIW. With a doctorate in Economics from the University of Oxford, she teaches econometrics and empirical labor and public economics and works closely with students at all levels. Prof. Prowse has published numerous studies on labor supply, pension policy, goal-setting, cheating, disappointment aversion, and more.
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