Second-year undergraduate Jenny Wang is interested in the fields of urban development, analysis of crime statistics, public education policy, and income inequality. She plans to major in mathematics with a specialization in economics. Wang serves on the TEDxUChicago board and plays for the women’s ultimate Frisbee club team, and she enjoys running and reading in her free time.
During her Brickell Metcalf internship, she will work with Grogger on a project about intergenerational transmission, comparing the education and income trends of various social groups over the course of three generations. Other topics she may be working on during her internship include research on soda taxes and police regulation.