Welcome to my homepage.  I am an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Barnard College, as well as a Faculty Fellow at Columbia University's ISERP. I also hold a courtesy faculty appointment in the Program in Economics and Education at Teachers College and am a Faculty Research Fellow at CESifo. My research projects examine U.S. education policies.

Released June 2014: A Review of NYC School Reforms in the Bloomberg Mayoral Era

The Barnard/Columbia NCLB Data website is up! The website provides national school-level data from the first two years of the No Child Left Behind Act. Click here for our newly-released NCLB research paper: Fifty Ways to Leave a Child Behind.


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Spring 2016 Office Hours: Thursdays 10:30-11:45 AM and 6-6:45 PM, except no PM office hours for 1/28/16 only