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Jeffrey R. Kling
|Institution||Congressional Budget Office|
|Alma mater||Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. Economics, 1998|
| Joshua Angrist |
Jerry A. Hausman
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Jeffrey Richard Kling is the research director at the Congressional Budget Office, and was previously the associate director for economic analysis. Kling is also a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Researchand a senior investigator for the long-term evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity randomized housing mobility experiment.
He previously served as deputy director of the Economic Studies Program and Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution (2005–09).He also previously served as an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University (1998–2005), Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor (1993), and assistant to the Chief Economist at The World Bank (1992–93).
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