Jonah Rockoff

Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

Summer Institute Presenter

Jonah E. Rockoff is Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business at the Columbia Graduate School of Business and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Rockoff’s interests center on local public finance and the economics of education. He has done research on the determinants of property taxation and expenditure in local public school districts, the impact of crime risk on local property values, the importance of teachers and teacher certification in determining student achievement, subjective and objective evaluation of teacher performance, and other educational policies such as charter schools, school accountability systems, class size reductions, and grade configuration. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College.

Last Updated: November 22, 2011