Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences
Aurélie Ouss is the Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences. Ouss studies how good design of criminal justice institutions and policies can make law enforcement fairer and more efficient. Her research, which has been published in Science, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Journal of Public Economics, has received support from the Arnold Foundation, JPAL North America, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. Before coming to Penn, Ouss was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago Crime Lab after completing her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.