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Seung Eun "Rina" Park, Research Associate

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Seung Eun "Rina" Park conducts quantitative research on the impact of financial aid programs on college enrollment and labor market outcomes.

Park is a doctoral student in the economics and education program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds an MA in statistics from Stanford University and BAs in both applied mathematics and economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Prior to joining CCRC, Park worked as a research assistant for the Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) at Stanford University. Her research interests include labor market returns to education, juvenile crime and punishment, and correctional education.

Research in Progress:

  • Do Postsecondary Credentials Benefit Ex-Offenders in the Labor Market? A Resume Audit Study
  • Juveniles Tried as Adults: Education, Labor Market, and Recidivism Outcomes