MIT’s Campaign for A Better World highlights SEII research
MIT News; May 8, 2016
“Education is often assumed to be the great leveler in the United States, a system that gives students from all socioeconomic origins an opportunity to climb the economic ladder and build productive and meaningful lives. Yet many Americans are increasingly skeptical of public education, especially in difficult economic times.
The School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII) is a research program that focuses on the economics of education, plumbing the connections between American income distribution and educational outcomes. Directed by Joshua Angrist, David Autor, and Parag Pathak—all professors of economics—SEII has studied school quality and education reform in cities across the country.”