The Triangle Economics of Education Workshop brought together scholars to present and discuss empirical research on the economics of education. Dr. Thomas S. Dee, Barnett Family Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, gave the keynote address.
Dee is the Barnett Family Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the faculty director of the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities. His research focuses largely on the use of quantitative methods to inform contemporary issues of public policy and practice. The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management awarded his collaborative research the Raymond Vernon Memorial Award in 2015 and again in 2019. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the American Educational Research Journal, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Education Finance and Policy.