Professor of Economics (Courtesy)
735 South State Street
5236 Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Ph.D. in Public Policy, University of Chicago, 2001
A.B. Magna Cum Laude in Social Studies, Harvard University, 1992
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 Faculty Research Fellow 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 labor markets.
- Walter H Annenberg Professor of Education Policy