Author

Josh B. McGee

    Author Website: http://www.arnoldfoundation.org/our-team


    Author Bio:
    Josh McGee is an economist and public policy expert. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Arkansas. Josh has experience in many fields ?including stints as an engineering consultant and a charter school administrator. In his most ?recent capacity as a research associate in the Department of Education Reform and a Ph.D. ?candidate in Economics at the University of Arkansas, Josh produced high quality, policy ?relevant research spanning a number of important areas of education policy, including the impact ?of teachers’ pensions on the labor market, measuring school level student achievement growth, ?and the impacts of charter schools. His work has appeared in scholarly journals, including ?Education Finance and Policy and Education Next. He has presented his work on teachers' ?pensions at several major academic conferences including the meetings of the American ?Economic Association, the Southern Economic Association, the Association for Education ?Finance and Policy, and the American Statistical Association.? In addition to academic pursuits, Josh has also been actively working to influence state policy. ?Most recently, Josh worked with the Commissioner of Education in Arkansas to change the way ?school growth is measured for accountability. Josh received both his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial ?Engineering from the University of Arkansas.


Articles

When the Best is Mediocre

Developed countries far outperform our most affluent suburbs

View the Global Report Card
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Winter 2012 / Vol. 12, No. 1

A Closer Look at Charter Schools and Segregation

Flawed comparisons lead to overstated conclusions

Summer 2010 / Vol. 10, No. 3

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