- Family Policies
- Inequality & the Middle Class
- Higher Education
- School Reform
- Public Budgets & Taxes
Dynarski teaches economics, statistics and education policy at the University of Michigan, where her research focuses on college costs, charter schools, inequality and financial aid for college. She is a nationally recognized expert, ranking among the top ten most influential economists working on education policy. She is frequently quoted in news outlets such as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. She has testified about education and tax policy before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and the President's Commission on Tax Reform.