national medal of science
nobel prize
national humanities medal
presidential medal of freedom
american academy of arts and sciences
Eric A. Hanushek
Eric Hanushek
paul and jean hanna senior fellow in education
member of the k–12 education task force

Expertise: Economics of education; applied public finance and public policy analysis, with special emphasis on education issues

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Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and a member of the Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education. He is best known for introducing rigorous economic analysis into educational policy deliberations. He has produced some twenty-one books and over 200 scholarly articles. He is chairman of the Executive Committee for the Texas Schools Project at the University of Texas at Dallas, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education. He formerly served as chair of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. His newest book, Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School, documents the huge economic costs of continuing to have mediocre schools.

Last updated on July 30, 2013