Assistant Professor of Economics
Pettengill Hall, Room 266
Luke Chicoine joined Bates College as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2017. His main research interest is in the field of development economics, with a focus on health and human capital in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ongoing projects seek to identify the long-run consequences of Free Primary Education programs in a number of countries around the world.
Professor Chicoine’s teaching interests include principles of microeconomics, development economics, and the applied practices of data collection and analysis. He is also a research affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Notre Dame
M.A. in Economics, University of Notre Dame
B.S. in Economics, University of Washington
Fields of Interest:
Development Economics, with a focus on Health and Human Capital in Sub-Saharan Africa.