PUBPOL 639: Quantitative Methods of Program Evaluation
11:30-11:30 am EST
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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.
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy; Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Education
Jacob is co-director of the Youth Policy Lab. His primary fields of interest are labor economics, program evaluation, and the economics of education. Jacob's current research focuses on urban school reform, with a particular emphasis on standards and accountability initiatives.