Valerie Bostwick

Valerie Bostwick
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics, Kansas State University

Valerie Bostwick is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2016 and a B.A. in Economics & Political Economy from Princeton University in 2007.

Dr. Bostwick's research focuses on the economics of education, with a particular interest in policy-relevant issues affecting post-secondary students. Her recent work highlighting the importance of female peers in doctoral STEM programs has been featured by press outlets such as Inside Higher Ed and Science magazine.

Broom Graduate Associate

Valerie is working as a postdoctoral researcher at Ohio State University.


Steigerwald, Doug and Valerie Bostwick. 
"Obtaining Critical Values for Test of Markov Regime Switching"
Stata Journal, 2014, vol. 14, issue 3, pages 481-498.