Assistant Professor of Economics,
Eric Taylor is an assistant professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education. He studies the economics of education with a particular interest in employer–employee interactions between schools and teachers, including hiring and firing decisions, job design, training, and performance evaluation. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Public Economics; it has been featured in Slate, Time, The Washington Post, and Education Week. He received his PhD in the economics of education from Stanford University.