Associate Professor of International Education (NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development); associated appointment at NYU Wagner
Cristian Pop-Eleches’ primary research area is international education and health.
His work explores how the quality and type of schools and school inputs affect
educational and labor market outcomes, the effect of access to abortion and birth
control methods on socio-economic outcomes of children, as well as the socioeconomic
impacts of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Before coming to NYU, Pop-Eleches was
an Associate Professor of International Education in the Department of Humanities
and Social Sciences in the Professions at Columbia University’s School of International
and Public Affairs. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of
Economic Research (NBER) and an Affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic
Analysis of Development (BREAD).