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Dan Goldhaber
The Urban Institute

Dan D. Goldhaber is a Research Associate at the Urban Institute in the Education Policy Center. He is an economist who specializes in the economics of education and education finance. His research focuses on issues of educational productivity and reform at the K-12 level. Examples of published work in these areas include analyses of: the demographic and productivity impacts of educational vouchers, the effects of teacher qualifications and quality on student achievement, and the effect of the interaction between student and teacher race, gender, and ethnicity on student achievement. He has professional publications in the Journal of Human Resources, Economics of Education Review, the Journal of Urban Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Education Economics, and Phi Delta Kappan.

Prior to joining the Urban Institute, Dr. Goldhaber served as the Assistant Director for Education at the CNA Corporation and as an adjunct instructor in economics at Strayer University. Dr. Goldhaber is also an elected member of the Alexandria City School Board where he has served since 1997. He received a BA from the University of Vermont and an MS and Ph.D. in Labor Economics from Cornell University.
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