Jevay Grooms, PhD
Dr. Jevay Grooms is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and an NBER Faculty Research Fellow. Recently announced, Dr. Grooms is the Co-Director of the newly established Center for Equitable Economy and Sustainable Society (E2S2) at Howard University. Dr. Grooms is an applied microeconomist with research areas of interest that lie at the intersection of public economics, health economics, and studies of poverty and inequality. Her overall research agenda is to study the impediments to adequate health care delivery and health outcomes of underserved and vulnerable populations with the keen intent to understand how poverty and the legacy of wealth inequality have contributed to health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. Dr. Grooms earned a bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She went on to get her master's and doctorate degrees in Economics from the University of Florida.