Stolp, Chandler | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • Ph.D. in Social and Decision Sciences and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Research Areas
  • Applied Statistics
  • Social Policy Evaluation
  • Latin American Political Economy
Teaching Areas
  • Research and Empirical Methods
  • Social Policy

Chandler Stolp has a Ph.D. in social and decision sciences and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a statistician and an applied economist with interests in research methods, economic development and U.S.-Latin American relations. His research focuses primarily on social policy evaluation and the application of innovative statistical methods to "messy" data environments.

Dr. Stolp has served as the LBJ School's associate dean for academic affairs (2011–17); director of the Brazil Center at UT's Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS); and director of the Inter-American Policy Studies Program, a joint venture of the LBJ School and LLILAS (2005–09). Before that, he headed the U.S.-Mexico Policy Studies Program (1996–2005). He is currently the graduate adviser for the LBJ School's Ph.D. in Public Policy program.

Dr. Stolp has worked as a statistical and economics consultant for numerous public, nonprofit and private public-interest organizations in Texas and throughout Latin America. He is an associated faculty member of LLILAS, UT's Department of Statistics & Data Sciences, and UT's Population Research Center. At the LBJ School, he offers courses in applied statistics, research methods and Latin American development.

Courses Taught
Media Expertise
  • Latin America
  • Economics
  • Statistics

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NewsMay 30, 2019
Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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NewsApril 17, 2019
Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research: April 23, 2019

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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NewsJuly 23, 2018
LBJ School co-hosts APPAM 2018 International Conference in Mexico City

"Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development" was the theme of the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de Méxic (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19–20, 2018.

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