Stephanie Riegg Cellini

Nonresident Senior Fellow


Stephanie Riegg Cellini is a professor of public policy and economics at George Washington University. She is also a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an editor of Education Finance and Policy. Her research interests include education policy, labor economics, and public finance.
Her recent papers focus on the labor market returns to a for-profit college education and the responses of for-profit postsecondary institutions to changes in federal and state financial aid programs. Her work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and the American Economic Journal: Policy, among others. Dr. Cellini teaches cost-benefit analysis and economics for public decision-making in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. in public policy from Stanford University.