Jed Richardson

WEC Evaluator

Jed Richardson is an applied microeconomist focused on education policy. He has studied the academic impacts of student risk factors such as placement in out of home care and contact with the juvenile justice system, early warning and response models for improving the academic outcomes of at-risk students, and the design of school accountability systems. In addition, Jed has led several large-scale research efforts in conjunction with school districts and researchers across the country. Before coming to HOPE, Jed served as Associate Director and Economist at the Value-Added Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Davis.


Contact Information
Phone: (608) 890-2946
Office: L139G Education

Current Projects

Discretionary Research Funding
Achievement Gap Reducation Program Evaluation

Completed Projects

College Possible Milwaukee Evaluation
Assessing the Prevalence and Correlates of Food and Housing Insecurity among American Community College Students
MMSD AVID TOPS Middle School Evaluation - FY2017
Financial Aid Nudges: A National Experiment to Increase Retention of Financial Aid and College Persistence
The Price of STEM Success: Explaining the Impact of Need-Based Financial Aid on STEM Student Behavior
AVID/TOPS 2017 Program Evaluation Study Proposal
MMSD AVID/TOPS 2018 Program Evaluation Study Proposal
BGCDC AVID/TOPS 2018 Program Evaluation Study Proposal