Eric A. Hanushek

Research Fellow

Stanford University

Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He has been a leader in the development of economic analysis of educational issues with his work frequently entering into the design of national and international educational policy. His research spans such diverse areas as the impact of teacher quality, high stakes accountability, equity and efficiency in school finance, and class size reduction along with the role of cognitive skills in international growth and development. His pioneering analysis measuring teacher quality through growth in student achievement forms the basis for current research into the value-added of teachers and schools. He has authored or edited twenty books along with over 200 articles. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and completed his Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13453
published as 'Patience, Risk-Taking, and Human Capital Investment across Countries' in: Economic Journal, 2022, 132 (646), 2290-2307
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12971
Eric A. Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, Ludger Woessmann
published in: Education Finance and Policy, 2022, 17 (4), 608-640
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11683
published online in: Journal of Human Resources, 13 October 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10249
published in: Economics Letters, 2017, 153, 15-19
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9555
published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2017, 11 (4), 447-486
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9130
published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2017, 9 (4), 184-224
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