Eric Taylor

Eric Taylor
Eric Taylor
Assistant Professor of Economics,
Harvard University

Eric Taylor is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He studies the economics of education, with a particular interest in employer-employee interactions between schools and teachers — hiring and firing decisions, job design, training, and performance evaluation. His work has been published in the American Economic ReviewJournal of Human Resources, and Journal of Public Economics; and featured in SlateTime, The Washington Post, and Education Week. He holds a Ph.D. in economics of education from Stanford University.

Publications by Eric Taylor
GDTFII Brief Improving
California has a keen interest in ensuring the effectiveness of the teachers in its classrooms. The quality of teaching affects student learning and has a lasting impact on students’ success in school and in the labor market. Improving the quality…