Vida Jacks Professor of Education
Researching econometric models of quality of education in Latin America and Southern Africa. Studying changes in university financing and the quality of engineering and science tertiary education in China, India, and Russia.
Dr. Carnoy is a labor economist with a special interest in the political economy of the educational system. He specializes in comparative analysis.
"Education for the information age needs to develop workers who have high order problem-solving skills and who can help organi[z]e more learning. This suggests profound change in the curriculum of schools and in job training program[s]."
- from "The Changing World of Work in the Information Age"
Assistant Professor of Education and Economics (1968-1971)
Associate Professor of Education and Economics (1971-1977)
Professor of Education and Economics (1977 - )
Research Associate in Economics, Foreign Policy Division, The Brookings Institute (1964-1968)
Consultant to World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, UNESCO, IEA, OECD, UNICEF, International Labour Office.
Faded Dreams (1994)
Globalization and Educational Reform What Planners Need to Know (2000)
Sustaining Flexibility: Work, Family, and Community in the Information Age (2001)
All Else Equal: Are Private and Public Schools Different? (2002)
The New Accountability: High Schools and High Stakes Tests (2003)
The Charter School Dust-Up (2005)
Cuba’s Academic Advantage (2007)
Vouchers and Public School Performance (2007)
Chair, Social Studies & Educational Practice Committee, Stanford School of Education (1995 -2000; 2005-2009)
Board of Directors, Comparative and International Educational Society (1998 - 2001) Vice-President, CIES, 2004-2005; President, 2005-2006
American Educational Research Association Grants Board Committee (1998- )
American Educational Research Association Book Award Committee (1997 - 1999)
Member, National Academy of Education; member International Academy of Education.