Serena Canaan

Serena Canaan
Department of Economics
University of California, Santa Barbara

I am a PhD candidate in the economics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. My research fields are labor economics and applied microeconomics. Specifically, I am interested in economics of education and health economics.

My current research examines the impact of parental leave on intra-household decision-making and children’s later life outcomes. My previous work focused on estimating the labor market gains from accessing higher quality postsecondary education for the academically marginal student.

Broom Graduate Associate

Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut.