The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

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Isaac McFarlin

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Title:
Assistant Research Scientist of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Email:
imcfar@umich.edu
Phone:
(734) 615-5353
Office:
Weill Hall
735 S. State St. #5207
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Biography

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Isaac McFarlin Jr. is Assistant Research Scientist of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. A labor economist focused on education policy, Mr. McFarlin is a Research Associate with the Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas. His work examines the efficacy of college remediation - also known as developmental education - in promoting academic performance and educational attainment. More recently, he is undertaking evaluations on the consequences of across-the-board tuition subsidies offered by community colleges on labor market success and race-neutral college admissions programs like the Texas Top 10 Percent Plan. Mr. McFarlin received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Boston University and Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University.