Brian Jacob

Professor, School of Education; Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Professor, Department of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Brian  Jacob, School of Education

Brian Jacob is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Professor of Economics, and Director of the Center on Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an Executive Committee Member of the National Poverty Center. He has previously served as a policy analyst in the NYC Mayor's Office and taught middle school in East Harlem. His primary fields of interest are labor economics, program evaluation, and the economics of education. His current research focuses on urban school reform and teacher labor markets. In recent work, he has examined school choice, education accountability programs, housing vouchers, and teacher promotion policies. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.

Jacob teaches courses in the following program(s): Education and Statistics (Dual Degree).

 

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Grants


3/1/2012 - ongoing Why are Some Charter Schools More Effective than Others? Econometric Methods and Empirical Evidence from Massachusetts, Michigan, and Texas
Granting Agency: Institute of Education Sciences
7/1/2011 - ongoing Center for the Study of Postsecondary Education and Employment
Granting Agency: Institute of Education Sciences
3/1/2011 - 2/29/2012 Post-Doctoral Training Program in Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Methods for Education Research
Granting Agency: U.S. Department of Education
3/1/2010 - ongoing The Impact of the Michigan Merit Curriculum and Promise Scholarship
Granting Agency: Institute of Education Sciences

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734.615.6994 bajacob@umich.edu

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