Eric Bettinger

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Professor of Economics of Education

Stanford Graduate School of Education

Eric Bettinger is an Professor in the Stanford University Graduate School of Education. His research interests include the economics of education; student success and completion in college; teacher characteristics and student success in college; and the effects of voucher programs on both academic and non-academic outcomes. Eric is also studying which factors determine student success in college. Eric's work aims to improve the understanding of these cause-and-effect relationships in higher education. His most recent work focuses on the effects of FAFSA simplification on students' collegiate outcomes.

Eric received a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.