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Sean F. Reardon

Biography

My research investigates the causes, patterns, trends, and consequences of social and educational inequality. In particular, I study issues of residential and school segregation and of racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in academic achievement and educational success. In addition, my work develops methods of measuring social and educational inequality (including the measurement of segregation and achievement gaps) and methods of causal inference in educational and social science research.

Other Titles

Professor of Poverty and Equality in Education and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Program Affiliations

Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE)
SHIPS (PhD): Economics of Education
SHIPS (PhD): Educational Policy
SHIPS (PhD): Sociology of Education
(MA) POLS

Research Interests

Achievement | Data Sciences | Diversity and Identity | Economics and Education | Educational Policy | Poverty and Inequality | Sociology

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Recent Publications

Lee, B. A., Farrell, C. R., Reardon, S. F., & Matthews, S. A. (2019). From Census Tracts to Local Environments: An Egocentric Approach to Neighborhood Racial Change. SPATIAL DEMOGRAPHY, 7(1), 1–26.

Reardon, S. F., & Stuart, E. A. (2019). Editors' Note on Transparency and Reporting Standards INTRODUCTION. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH ON EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, 12(1), 1–4.

Lee, B. A., Farrell, C. R., Reardon, S. F., & Matthews, S. A. (2019). From Census Tracts to Local Environments: An Egocentric Approach to Neighborhood Racial Change. Spatial Demography, 7(1), 1–26.

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