Anne Fitzpatrick is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is a development economist with two primary research areas: education and health care. Anne has published and ongoing research on topics including the private sector for antimalarial medicines, health insurance, and maternal mortality. Her current research focuses on improving foundational literacy and numeracy skills for primary and secondary school students. She has conducted fieldwork in Ghana and Uganda. Anne holds a dual PhD in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.