Frank’s research focuses on the causes and consequences of growing income inequality, and he writes a regular column for the New York Times. He earned a BS in mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MA in statistics and PhD in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Frank’s 1995 book with Philip Cook was named a notable book by the New York Times. He served as a Peace Corp Volunteer in Nepal and as Chief Economist for the Civil Aeronautics Board. An award-winning teacher, Frank publishes widely for the educated public as well as in academic outlets.