Mike Cassidy is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. He is an applied microeconomist whose research spans labor, public, and urban economics, with particular emphases on welfare, education, and health. His current work focuses on homeless families, while his overall research agenda endeavors to understand how people make decisions and how social policy, broadly construed, can help them make better ones. Mike holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.P.A. from Princeton University, and completed his Ph.D. in Economics at Rutgers University.