One of the brightest up-and-coming young economists, this scholar made headlines when she published a paper that contradicted an earlier published paper that she had written based on her dissertation. The daughter of two economists, she was the subject of several research papers on account of her unusual bedtime behavior while a two-year old.
Who is she and what topic caused her to write a paper contradicting her dissertation work? Also, what was her unusual bedtime behavior?
Congratulations to Yang Yang for correctly identifying Emily Oster as the mystery economist. Read more about Dr. Oster here. See her in action here.