Menbere Shiferaw is a graduate assistant at IESP and a doctoral student at NYU Wagner. Prior to joining NYU, she was a certified tutor in undergraduate economics and Spanish at Syracuse University. Menbere previously worked for four years as an education and labor market research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for the research department and Center for Human Capital Studies. Menbere received a B.A. in economics from the University of Georgia, an M.A. in applied economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and M.A. in economics from Syracuse University.