Susan E. Mayer

Susan E. Mayer is a professor and dean emeritus at The University of Chicago Harris Public Policy. She has published numerous articles on the measurement of poverty, the effect of growing up in poor neighborhoods, and the effect of parental income on children’s well-being. In addition to her work as co-director of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab, she is engaged in a number of studies of intergenerational economic mobility.