Eric Bettinger

Eric Bettinger
Professor (by courtesy), Economics
Contact Info
Professor, Graduate School of Education
Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Research Statement

Dr. Bettinger’s current research focuses on factors that improve students’ access to and success in college. Some of these factors include the role of teacher characteristics and class sizes in college, the role of need-based financial aid, and the complexity of the college application process. Bettinger has also conducted significant research on the effects of financial incentives for students and on the effects of voucher programs on both academic and non-academic outcomes of participating students.


Journal Articles

Oded Gurantz, Matea Pender, Zachary Mabel, Cassandra Larson, Eric Bettinger. Economics of Education Review. April 2020, Vol. 75.
Eric Bettinger, Brent J. Evans. Journal of Policy and Management. March 26, 2019, Vol. 38, Issue 3, Pages 579-599.
Rachel Baker, Eric Bettinger, Brian Jacob, Ioana Marinescu. Economics of Education Review. August 2018, Vol. 65, Pages 18-30.
Eric Bettinger, Sten Ludvigsen, Mari Rege, Ingeborg F. Solli. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. February 2018, Vol. 146, Pages 1-15.
Eric Bettinger, Lindsay Fox, Susanna Loeb, Eric S. Taylor. American Economic Review. September 2017, Vol. 107, Issue 9, Pages 2855-75.
Eric Bettinger, Christopher Doss, Susanna Loeb, Aaron Rogers, Eric Taylor. Economics of Education Review. June 2017, Vol. 58, Pages 68-85.
Eric Bettinger, Jing Liu, Susanna Loeb. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. June 27, 2016, Vol. 35, Issue 4, Pages 932-954.
Eric Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Eric S. Taylor. Economics of Education Review. June 2016, Vol. 52, Pages 63-76.


Degree Courses


(Same as EDUC 347) Topics: the worth of college and graduate degrees, and the utilization of highly educated graduates; faculty labor markets, careers, and workload; costs and pricing; discounting, merit aid, and access to higher education;...

Stanford University Affiliations

Stanford GSB

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