ITP Seminar: The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance

November 18, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30

Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

Thomas S. Dee

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Thomas S. Dee

Thomas S. Dee is a Professor of Education at Stanford University and a Research Associate in the Programs on Economics of Education, Health Economics and Children at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses largely on the use of quantitative methods (e.g., panel data techniques, instrumental variables, and random assignment) to inform contemporary policy debates. Recent examples include econometric evaluations of incentive and accountability-based reforms and an analysis of recent, stimulus-funded, school-turnaround initiatives.