Caroline Hoxby holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994, after a Master's Degree from Oxford University which she attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. She is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the Director of the Economics of Education Program for the National Bureau of Economic Research. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. She has received a National Tax Association Award and is the recipient of the 2006 Thomas J. Fordham Prize for Distinguished Scholarship.
She has written extensively on issues of educational choice, competition between schools, school finance, or the effect of unionization and of class size on educational outcomes.
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