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Jillian Carr

Assistant Professor;

I'm an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. I received my PhD from Texas A&M University and my BA from Rhodes College in economics and math.

My research fields are applied microeconomics and labor economics, and my current research is on the economics of crime, urban economics and law and economics. I've studied a variety of topics including Section 8 Housing Vouchers, sex education mandates in schools and the effect of juvenile curfews on gun violence. 

Currently, I teach undergraduate Public Finance and Taxation. 

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

economics of crime public policy labor economics