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Brian A. Jacob

Title:
Faculty Co-Director
Email:
bajacob@umich.edu
Phone:
734-555-5678


Biography

Brian A. Jacob is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, professor of economics and professor of education at the University of Michigan. He is a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a member of the editorial boards of journals such as American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics and Education Finance and Policy. He is co-director of the Education Policy Initiative and former director of the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy. He is a former recipient of APPAM’s David N. Kershaw Prize for Distinguished Contributions to Public Policy by Age 40. He has previously served as a policy analyst in the New York City Mayor’s Office and taught middle school in East Harlem. His current research focuses on school accountability, teacher labor markets and virtual schooling. Most recently, he directed two randomized controlled trials of elementary literacy interventions in Southeast Michigan in collaboration with a local charter authorizer and nonprofit provider.

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