Gerald Daniels is Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Howard University and Co-Director of the American Economic Association Summer Training Program hosted by the Department of Economics at Howard University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Daniels’ primary research interests are in Macroeconomics, Economics of Inequality, Economic Growth, and Applied Econometrics. He also has a considerable interest in Big Data Analytics. Dr. Daniels’ current research focuses on a variety of topics revolving around student loan debt and economic inequality.