Cecilia Rouse

Dean; Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education. Professor of Economics and Public Affairs

424 Robertson Hall
Meghann Kleespie


  • Labor Economics
  • Education


Her primary research interests are in labor economics with a focus on the economics of education. Rouse has served as an editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and is currently a senior editor of The Future of Children.   She is the founding director of the Princeton University Education Research Section, is a member of the National Academy of Education and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.   In 1998-99 she served a year in the White House at the National Economic Council and from 2009-2011 served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.   Ph.D. Harvard University.

Office hours appointments can be made through the Web Appointment Scheduling System (WASS) at the following link: http://wass.princeton.edu. Office hours are held in 424 Robertson Hall.