Joshua S. Goodman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Joshua S. Goodman, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, is an applied microeconomist studying human capital and education policy. His work has two major strands, exploring the determinants and long-run impacts of college choice and evaluating the impact of innovations in STEM education. His work has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Labor Economics, AEJ: Applied Economics and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. It has also been cited in multiple White House reports and featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post, and on National Public Radio. He is a research fellow of NBER and CESifo. Goodman received a B.A. in physics from Harvard University, an M.Phil. in education from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. Prior to his Ph.D. studies, he was a public high school math teacher in Watertown, MA.