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Amanda Griffith attended Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, double-majoring in Biology and Economics. Following graduation, she began her graduate studies in Economics at Cornell University with a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She received her Master of Arts in Economics in January 2008 and received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics in August 2009. Her research focuses on the Economics of Higher Education.