Contact Info
Helen Ho
Research Director

Helen Ho is a public policy researcher who uses the tools of behavioral economics to improve the functioning of the labor market, criminal justice system, and other institutions. Her research includes studies of the effects of worker voice, criminal justice debt relief, and assistance with resolving traffic tickets and low-level citations. Prior to starting her doctoral studies, she was a research associate at the Urban Institute and a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In those roles, she conducted experiments and policy research on criminal justice, education, and homelessness issues. Helen holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University and a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.