Peter Hinrichs is a senior research economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His primary field of interest is the economics of education. His research interests also include applied econometrics, labor economics, public economics, and health economics.
Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in 2014, Dr. Hinrichs was an assistant professor of public policy at Georgetown University.
Dr. Hinrichs holds a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
“The Effects of Affirmative Action Bans on College Enrollment, Educational Attainment, and the Demographic Composition of Universities.” The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94(3): 712–722.
“The Effects of the National School Lunch Program on Education and Health.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2010, 29(3): 479–505.
“What Kind of Teachers Are Schools Looking For? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 186: 395–411.
“Affirmative Action and Racial Segregation.” The Journal of Law and Economics, 2020, 63(2): 239–267.