Neil Cholli

Graduate Research Assistant

Neil Cholli is an Economics Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago. He received his B.A. in Mathematical Economics and Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. He is also an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and an IES Pre-doctoral Fellow.

Specializing in labor and public economics, Neil studies issues related to poverty, inequality, and social mobility. He is particularly interested in uncovering the mechanisms behind inequality including family and social influences and evaluating policies aimed at promoting equality of opportunity such as schools, job training programs, and welfare reforms.

For fun, Neil enjoys drawing, following politics, and playing ping pong.