Faculty Research Speaker Series

Jonah Rockoff - CANCELLED

Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Does Repeating a Grade Make Students (and Parents) Happier? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from New York City

When
April 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Jonah E. Rockoff is an Associate Professor of Business at the Columbia Graduate School of Business and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Rockoff’s interests center on the finance and management of public schools. His most recent research focuses on systems for hiring new teachers, the effects of No Child Left Behind on students and schools, the impact of removing school desegregation orders, and how primary school teachers affect students’ outcomes in early adulthood. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College.