University of California, Los Angeles 
Luskin School of Public Affairs, Department of Public Policy
Assistant Professor, 2018-Present
Fields: Labor Economics, Public Finance, Applied Microeconomics
Sub-Fields: Crime, Education


University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. Economics, 2018 (Chair
: Sandra Black)
Dartmouth College, B.A. Economics, Cum Laude, 2008


University of Texas Continuing Graduate Fellowship (2017-2018)
NAED Spencer Dissertation Fellowship (2016-2017)
Richard Worley/Douglas Dacy Fellowship (2011-2013)
Professional Experience: 

Council of Economic AdvisersExecutive Office of the President
Staff Economist, Washington, D.C., 2015-2016
RAND Corporation & Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Research Associate & IES Partnership Grant Liaison, Austin, TX, 2013-2015 
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Economics/LBJ School of Public Policy 
Research Assistant, Workforce Data Quality Initiative, 2013-2014 
Harvard Business School 
Research Associate for Professor Paul Gompers, Boston, MA, 2009-2011 
L.E.K. Consulting 
Associate, Boston, MA, 2008-2009 
Greylock McKinnon Associates 
Economic Consulting Intern, Cambridge, MA, 2007 
Department of Justice Antitrust Division 
Economic Analysis Group Intern, Washington, D.C., 2007 

Teaching Experience: 

University of Texas at Austin 
College Teaching Methodology Course, 2014 
Head Teaching Assistant, Economic Statistics, Professor Stephen Donald, 2013 
Head Teaching Assistant, Economic Statistics, Professor Valerie Bencivenga, 2012 
Teaching Assistant, Current Issues in Business Economics, Professor Sanford Marble, 2012 
Teaching Assistant, Financial Economics, Professor Douglas Dacy, 2011 

Working Papers: 
Weisburst, Emily. 2017. "Whose Help is on the Way? The Importance of Individual Police Officers in Law Enforcement Outcomes." (Job Market Paper). 
Weisburst, Emily. 2016. "Patrolling Public Schools: What is the impact of School Resource Officers on Safety, Discipline and Learning?" (Revise and Resubmit: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, NAED Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Project). Link
Weisburst, Emily. September, 2016. "Safety in Police Numbers: Evidence of Police Effectiveness from Federal COPS Grant Applications." Available at SSRN:
Gompers, Paul, Vladimir Mukharlyamov, Emily Weisburst, and Yuhai Xuan. 2014. "Gender Effects in Venture Capital." Available at SSRN: 

Daugherty, Lindsay, Russell Gerber, Paco Martorell, Trey Miller, and Emily Weisburst. 2017. "Identifying Student-Level Factors Associated with Success in Accelerated Models of Developmental Education:  A Regression-Discontinuity Approach."


Cunha, Jesse, Trey Miller, and Emily Weisburst. 2016. "Information and College Decisions: Evidence from the Texas GO Center Project." (Forthcoming, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis).
Weisburst, Emily, Lindsay Daugherty, Paco Martorell, Trey Miller and Jana Cossairt. 2016. "Innovative Pathways through Developmental Education and Post-Secondary Success: An Examination of Developmental Math Interventions Across Texas," The Journal of Higher Education 88 (2), 189-209

Weisburst, Emily and Sandra Black. 2017. "The Economic Case for Sentencing Reform." EconoFact.
Gompers, Paul and Emily Weisburst. 2010. "Founders Fund." Harvard Business School Case Study, HBS N9-211-040, Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing.
Gompers, Paul and Emily Weisburst. 2010. "Charter Communications Bankruptcy." Harvard Business School Case Study, HBS N9-211-035, Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing. 

Urban Economics Association (UEA), Vancouver, Canada. November, 2017.  “Whose Help is on the Way? The Importance of Individual Police Officers in Law Enforcement Outcomes” (Job Market Paper) 
Empirics and Methods in Economics (EMCON), University of Chicago and Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. October, 2017. Job Market Paper. 
STATA Texas Microeconomics Conference, Austin, TX, Poster Session. September, 2017. Job Market Paper. 
American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX, Poster Session. April, 2017. “Patrolling Public Schools: What is the impact of School Resource Officers on Safety, Discipline and Learning?” 
Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Washington, D.C. November, 2014. Panel Session with Shouping Hu, Holly Kosiewicz, Tatiana Melguizo, and Trey Miller, “Reflections on Building Research Partnerships between Researchers, Policymakers and Practitioners: A look at Florida, Texas, and California.”

Invited Talks: 
2018: Clemson University; University of British Columbia
2019: University of California, Irvine

Professional Service:

Referee: Journal of Public Economics; Journal of Labor Economics; Journal of Human Resources; Journal of Empirical Finance

Personal Interests: Painting (Portraits), Trail Running, Yoga, Live Music, Homemade Ice Cream

Emily Weisburst,
Jul 17, 2018, 3:42 PM