C. Kirabo Jackson, a labor economist who studies education and social policy issues, is a professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University. He has analyzed several important aspects of education policy such as the importance of public school funding on student outcomes through adulthood, the effects of college-preparatory programs on students’ college and labor market outcomes, the effects of educational tracking on students’ academic achievement, and the effects of single-sex education on students’ academic performance.
Project Title: Identifying Excellent Teachers
In the News:
- The Importance of School Spending, ‘Soft Skills’ and Teacher Quality (The 74)
- What Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes (National Bureau of Economic Research)