Caroline Hoxby

Caroline Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the Director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She is a public economist and a labour economist, and she specialises in the economics of education. She works on all aspects of education including school finance, school choice, the effect of human capital on economic growth and inequality, the market for higher education, college choice, financial aid, teacher pay and teacher quality, peer effects, and class size. She also works on topics that are more classic public finance (property taxes, government finance) or classic labour economics (earnings, returns to skills).