The Postsecondary Equity & Economics Research (PEER) Project is a joint initiative on accountability between academics at George Washington University and Columbia University and attorneys at the National Student Legal Defense Network.

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The project will bring together legal, economic, and policy experts to identify and support research that generates new evidence to improve regulations and policies that promote equity and accountability.

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The interim director of the academic side of the project is Rajeev Daroliathe Wendell H. Ford Professor of Public Policy and a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He is also the Director of Graduate Studies for the Martin School PhD program. Professor Darolia and other scholars will work closely with attorneys at Student Defense, directed by Libby DeBlasio Webster.

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