returnsNon-cognitive skills: What are they and why should we care? With trends such as automation causing fundamental shifts in the labor market, research is increasingly looking at the value of non-cognitive skills or socioemotional skills…

My latest with Psacharopoulos: Education Financing Priorities in Developing Countries


Rigorous Preschool Research Illuminates Policy (and Why the Heckman Equation May Not Compute)

Do Democracies Provide Better Education? Revisiting the Democracy-Human Capital Link

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About It

Using Artificial Intelligence As a Teaching Assistant To Help With Questions Online

The Misallocation of Pay and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from the Labor Market for Teachers

IS higher education a public good?

Compensation, Diversity and Inclusion at the World Bank Group  This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015…

Will the robot war on jobs change higher education?