Kramer A. Dykeman

Kramer A. Dykeman
Research Fellow, California Education Lab,
University of California, Davis

Kramer A. Dykeman is a research fellow at the California Education Lab. Their research interests include the economics of education and labor economics, specifically college readiness, educational effectiveness, and the effect of educational systems on historically underrepresented students. Prior to attending UC Davis, Dykeman was a research associate at the Public Policy Institute of California and taught at San Francisco State University. They hold a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in economics from San Francisco State University. Dykeman received their PhD from the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis.

updated 2022

Publications by Kramer A. Dykeman
Supporting Students During COVID-19
In the wake of COVID-19, the California legislature mandated that local educational agencies (LEAs) develop detailed Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans (LCPs) to address student learning and progress during the 2020–21 academic year. This…
Identifying the Structural and Instructional Changes in K–12
In March 2020, school districts across California closed their doors, rapidly adapting operations and instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to understand the immediate impact of the unprecedented closure of schools prompted grave…
How Do Different High School Assessments Measure Up?
The Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC), implemented in California in 2014–15 as part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, is designed to evaluate students’ levels of college and career readiness. Student scores on the…
For as much as we know about the economic benefits of a college degree, California policymakers and educators have little information about the college destinations of high school graduates. To fill this information gap, we assembled a unique data…