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Douglas N. Harris



Associate Professor of Economics and University Endowed Chair in Public Education

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2000

302 Tilton Hall

504-862-8352

504-865-5869 (fax)

dharri5@tulane.edu

Vitae


Research fields

Economics of education


Research interests:

Teacher Labor Markets, Productivity Measurement, and Incentive Design
Test-Based Accountability
Financial Aid and Other Student Incentives for College Entry and Completion
Markets for Schooling: Choice, Charter Schools, and Vouchers (especially in New Orleans)
Research Methods: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Methods


Appointments


• Director, Education Research Alliance for New Orleans
• Tulane University, Department of Economics, Associate Professor (2012–present)
• University Endowed Chair in Public Education (2012-present)
• Director, Milwaukee College Access Project for Success (2009-present)
• University of Wisconsin at Madison, Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Public Affairs (2007-2012)
• Co-Director, Wisconsin Scholars Longitudinal Study (2008-2012)


Books


Value-Added Measures in Education. 2011. Harvard Education Press.
Nominated for the National Grawemeyer Award in Education

 

206 Tilton Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 tel 504-865-5321 fax 504-865-5869 pwatson@tulane.edu