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Faculty

Andria Smythe (she/her)

Assistant Professor

  • Economics
  • College of Arts & Sciences

Biography

Andria Smythe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Howard University. She holds a PhD in Economics from Temple University. Her research interests lie in the areas of Human Capital, Labor Markets and Economic Inequality. Her current research dossier includes work on student debt and labor market outcomes; recessions and educational/labor market inequality;  the returns to attendance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); and inequality in intergenerational transfers and wealth-building within families. She is a research affiliate with the Howard University Center for Race and Wealth and the Institute for Higher Education at the University of Florida.

Education & Expertise

Education

Economics

Ph.D.
Temple University

Research

Research

Specialty

Human Capital, Inequality