BS, Miami University; MA, Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
Professor Espinosa is an applied microeconomist and has worked on topics in labor economics, public finance and health economics. He is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at RIT. He is a Faculty Affiliate for the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities—a research center that partners with various stakeholders to provide evidence-based poverty solutions, and is currently working with Rochester agencies on an adult mentoring project called Bridges to Success. He is also an Executive Board member of the Healthy Baby Network—a Rochester-based organization with a mission to improve newborn health by supporting vulnerable mothers and families
In the News
April 28, 2021
Rochester’s Financial Empowerment Program Aims to Smooth Income Volatility
Next City talks to Javier Espinosa, chair of the Department of Economics, about the Earned Income Tax Credit.
July 29, 2020
RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement
RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.