Robert LaLonde
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LaLonde's research focuses on such diverse areas as program evaluation, education and training of the work force, economic impacts of immigration on developed countries, and the impact of unions and collective bargaining in the United States. LaLonde is the Principal Investigator on "Incarcerated Mothers," a study examining 15,000 women in Illinois prisons and their children. He first joined the University of Chicago in 1985 as a faculty member of both the Graduate School of Business and the Harris School. He has been a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research since 1986 and has served as senior staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisors.