Todd Pugatch is a Professor of Economics at Oregon State University and a Research Fellow at IZA. His research focuses on understanding the drivers of disparate outcomes in education and rigorously evaluating approaches to improve them. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan. He has conducted experimental and quasi-experimental evaluations of teacher salary increases, elimination of school fees, and the expansion of early childhood education in The Gambia; teacher training to implement curricular reform in Rwanda; and interventions designed to increase diversity and promote student success in US higher education. His work has been published in Journal of Development Economics, World Bank Economic Review, Journal of Human Resources, Economics of Education Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and elsewhere.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16252
Gautam Anand, Aishwarya Atluri, Lee Crawfurd, Todd Pugatch, Ketki Sheth
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2023, 97, 102464
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15367
Todd Pugatch, Elizabeth Schroeder, Nicholas Wilson
published online in: Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 08 January 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15354
published online in: Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 11 March 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13634
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 149, 102583
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13489
published in: American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2021, 111, 123-127
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13233
Nick Huntington-Klein, Andreu Arenas, Emily A. Beam, Marco Bertoni, Jeffrey R. Bloem, Pralhad Burli, Naibin Chen, Paul Greico, Godwin Ekpe, Todd Pugatch, Martin Saavedra, Yaniv Stopnitzky
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2021, 59 (3), 944 - 960