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Caroline Hoxby

professor, economics, Harvard

Caroline Hoxby, Professor of Economics, is Director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the National Board for Education Sciences. She is one of the nation's foremost experts on school choice, teacher pay, teacher quality, financing public schools, the costs and benefits of college, and methods for scientific, quantitative evaluation of educational policies. Hoxby has a PhD in economics from MIT and studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. She is the editor of The Economics of School Choice (2003) and College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It (2004).