Dhaval Dave is the Stanton Research Professor in Economics at Bentley University, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He was also a John M. Olin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, after completing his Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Dave's research focuses on the analysis of public policy and on the economics of health outcomes and behaviors, health insurance, and human capital. His papers have been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals and featured in congressional testimony, and in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, NPR and various other popular media. His current research is examining the market for electronic cigarettes and tobacco control policy, inter-generational effects of welfare policies in the U.S., broader non-economic effects of the minimum wage, labour market effects of U.S. healthcare reform, effects of COVID-19 related policies, and effects of criminal justice policies.