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Triangle Economics of Education Workshop 2024

Triangle Economics of Education Workshop May 15 2024
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Triangle Economics of Education Workshop (TEEW) will bring together scholars to present and discuss empirical research on the economics of education.

This year's keynote speaker is Randall Reback, professor in the Barnard Economics Department and a faculty affiliate at Columbia University's Population Research Center. The title of his keynote speech is "Beyond Labels: Helping Educators Address Each Child's Unique Needs."

Reback's research focuses on the economics of education, especially as it relates to elementary and secondary school policies. He has published research articles concerning school accountability programs, school choice, college guidebook ratings, teacher labor markets, school finance, and schools' mental health services.

Before arriving at Barnard, Reback was a fifth-grade public school teacher in California and a predoctoral scholar at the University of Michigan's Population Studies Center. He served as editor of the highly-ranked journal, Education Finance & Policy, from 2019 to 2023. His research has been recognized by grants and awards from the Spencer Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Education Sciences, the American Education Finance Association, and the National Institute of Mental Health.

This event will be held in person only.

Contact: Erika Layko