Welcome to my webpage. I am a Postdoctoral Scholar at  Stanford King Center on Global Development for the academic year 2024-25. In 2025, I will be starting as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Education at the Department of Education, Brown University.

As an education economist, I focus on studying how people in underserved communities develop higher-order skills, specifically in areas related to innovation and STEM and the role of technology in improving government education systems.

I am also a visiting researcher at Aalto University and a research collaborator with the Development Innovation Lab at the University of Chicago.

I have completed my Ph.D. in Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, in 2024 and have been an NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow 2023

Find my latest CV here. You can email me at salonig-at-stanford-dot-edu

Primary Fields: Economics and Education, Labor Economics

Secondary Fields: Economics of Innovation

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