Amanda joined the Department of Economics in Fall 2016. Her research focuses on the economics of crime and labor economics. In Amanda's research she has analyzed the unintended consequences of policies such as sex offender registration and ban the box laws. She has published studies in the Journal of Law and Economics and the Journal of Empirical and Legal Studies. Prior to joining Rutgers University she was a post-doctoral research associate in the Economics Department and the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University. She received her Ph.D. Economics from the University of Chicago in 2013 and holds a B.A. in Economics from George Mason University.