Eric Bettinger is an Associate 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.