Susanna Loeb

Susanna Loeb is the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford University, faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA), and a co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE). She specializes in the economics of education and the relationship between schools and federal, state and local policies. Her research addresses teacher policy, looking specifically at how teachers' preferences affect the distribution of teaching quality across schools, how pre-service coursework requirements affect the quality of teacher candidates, and how reforms affect teachers' career decisions. She also studies school leadership and school finance, for example looking at how the structure of state finance systems affects the level and distribution of resources across schools. Susanna is a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Policy Council of the Association for Policy Analysis and Management, and Co-Editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.


Measuring School Contributions to Growth in Social-Emotional Learning. Hans Fricke, Susanna Loeb, Robert H. Meyer, Andrew B. Rice, Libby Pier, Heather Hough (May 2019)
School Effects on Social-Emotional Learning: Findings from the First Large-Scale Panel Survey of Students. Susanna Loeb, Michael S. Christian, Heather Hough, Robert H. Meyer, Andrew B. Rice, Martin R. West (May 2018)
Trends in Student Social Emotional Learning: Evidence from the CORE Districts. Martin R. West, Libby Pier, Hans Fricke, Heather Hough, Susanna Loeb, Robert H. Meyer, Andrew B. Rice (May 2018)
Leaders for California’s Schools. Susanna Loeb, Jon Valant (September 2009)
California Principals’ Resources: Acquisition, Deployment, and Barriers. Bruce Fuller, Susanna Loeb, Nicole Arshan, Allison Chen, Susanna Yi (April 2007)


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