Ebonya Washington

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Ebonya Lia Washington
Alma mater Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scientific career
Fields Economics
Institutions Yale University
Doctoral advisor Jonathan Gruber and Sendhil Mullainathan
Website http://economics.yale.edu/people/ebonya-washington

Ebonya L. Washington is Henry Kohn Professor of Economics at Yale University.[1] She is also a National Bureau of Economic Research Faculty Research Fellow in the Programs on Political Economy and the Economics of Children.[2]

Her research focuses on the political economy of low-income and minority constituents and the processes through which low-income Americans meet their financial needs.[3] Several of her papers have been discussed in the popular press.[4][5][6][7][8]

Selected works[edit]

  • Washington, Ebonya L. (2008). "Female socialization: how daughters affect their legislator fathers' voting on women's issues". The American Economic Review. 98 (1): 311–332. 
  • Mullainathan, Sendhil, and Ebonya Washington (2009). "Sticking with your vote: Cognitive dissonance and political attitudes". American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 1 (1): 86–111. 


  1. ^ "Ebonya Washington: Institution for Social and Policy Studies". isps.yale.edu. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  2. ^ "NBER Reporter: 2012 Number 3 Profiles". www.nber.org. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  3. ^ "American Economic Association". www.aeaweb.org. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Support for government help has fallen among those who rely on it most". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  5. ^ "Researchers have found strong evidence that racism helps the GOP win". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  6. ^ Rampell, Catherine; Rampell, Catherine (2016-08-29). "Please don't tell anyone, but tax cheating is about to rise in the U.S." The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  7. ^ Irwin, Neil (2015-04-17). "Why Americans Don't Want to Soak the Rich". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  8. ^ Gordon, Noah. "Having a Daughter Won't Make You Vote Democratic (or Republican)". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2017-05-03.