Daniel Henderson
J. Weldon and Delores Cole Faculty Fellow


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Daniel Henderson is a professor of economics and the J. Weldon and Delores Cole faculty fellow at the University of Alabama, as well as a research fellow at IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) in Bonn, Germany and a research fellow at Xiamen University (Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics) in Xiamen, China. He was formerly an associate and assistant professor of economics at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Henderson’s research focus is in applied nonparametric microeconometrics with an emphasis in the economics of education, and economic growth and development. He has also written papers examining the determinants of child health, environmental economics, and international trade. His work has been published in various journals and has been featured in local, national and international newspapers, magazines and blogs, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Atlantic Monthly, U.S. News & World Report, and The New York Times. He received his doctorate in economics from the University of California, Riverside and his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Davis.