Barnett Family Professor
Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute on Economic Policy Research (by courtesy)
Teacher career choices and teacher effectiveness
School leader labor markets and job performance
School finance reforms
Dr. Loeb specializes in the economics of education, and the relationship between schools and federal, state and local policies. Her work focuses particularly on school finance and teacher labor markets. She is the director of the Institute for Research on Education Policy and Practice (IREPP) and co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE).
Assistant Professor of Education
Associate Professor of Education
Professor of Education
“Surveying the Landscape of Teacher Education in New York City: Constrained Variation and the Challenge of Innovation.” Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis (with Donald Boyd, Pam Grossman, Karen Hammerness, R. Hamilton Lankford, Morva McDonald, Michelle Reininger, Mathew Ronfeldt, and James Wyckoff) 2009.
“The Narrowing Gap in New York City Teacher Qualifications and its Implications for Student Achievement in High-Poverty Schools.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (with Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Jonah Rockoff, and James Wyckoff) Volume 27 Issue 4. Fall 2008.
Alternative Routes to Teaching: Mapping the New Landscape of Teacher Education. (editor with Pamela Grossman). Harvard Education Press, 2008.
Getting Down to Facts: School Finance and Governance in California. Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University. (with Anthony Bryk and Eric Hannushek) 2007.
“How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement” Education Finance and Policy1(2). (with Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, and James Wyckoff). 2006.
“Explaining the Short Careers of High-Achieving Teachers in Schools with Low-Performing Students,” American Economic Review 95(2): Papers and Proceedings of the 2005 American Economic Association Meetings. (with Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, and James Wyckoff). 2005.
“The Draw of Home: How Teachers’ Preferences for Proximity Disadvantage Urban Schools,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 24(1). (with Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, and James Wyckoff). 2005.