Jane Arnold Lincove holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Masters in Public Policy from UCLA. Her research examines the design and effects of market-based education reforms in the US and developing countries.
Current research interests include markets for teacher certification and pre-K education, teacher pay policies, school choice, and college access. In 2010, she received a prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to study teacher pay policies in Texas. She has extensive experience as an expert advisor to government agencies including the with Texas Education Agency, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and numerous school districts. As co-Director of the Project for Educator Effectiveness and Quality, she helped develop a new accountability system for educator preparation programs in Texas, including a value-added measure the contribution of programs to student performance growth that was developed with statewide student-level data. She is currently appointed as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Tulane University, and as an Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. Her academic work is published inEducation Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Teacher Education, World Development, and other academic journals. Visit Jane Arnold Lincove's professional website