PUBPOL 639: Quantitative Methods of Program Evaluation
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This introduction to program evaluation and multiple regression analysis trains students to critically consume empirical studies and conduct their own empirical research. We use education data and examples to teach course concepts, including class size, education finance and the returns to education in the labor market.
Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics; Co-Director, Education Policy Initiative
Dynarski's education policy research focuses on the effectiveness of charter schools, the optimal design of financial aid, the price elasticity of private school attendance, the relationship between postsecondary schooling and labor market outcomes, and the effect of high school reforms on academic achievement and educational attainment. She serves as co-director of the Education Policy Initiative and is a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.