Christian Buerger is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Education Research Alliance of New Orleans and Tulane University's Department of Economics. His research focuses on topics in program evaluation, public management, and public finance. His recent projects examined the impact of charter schools on housing values and district expenditures. Christian received his PhD in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 2014. He also holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Diploma from the University of Potsdam, Germany.