Will Dobbie is a Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research examines, among other topics, the labor market consequences of bad credit reports and the origins of financial distress. He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard in public policy, an M.A. in economics from the University of Washington, and a B.A. in economics magna cum laude from Kalamazoo College.