Dr. Nathan Grawe is a labor economist whose work examines intergenerational determinants of child success. Grawe’s recent interest includes the impact of K-12 school quality on intergenerational mobility in the U.S. His work has been published in The Journal of Economic Perspectives, The Journal of Human Resources, and elsewhere. He has worked with Carleton’s Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning and Knowledge initiative to improve students’ abilities to use quantitative evidence in arguments. Grawe earned his bachelor of arts degree at St. Olaf College and his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago. Grawe has taught in the Economics Department at Carleton College since 1999.