Jed Richardson

WEC Evaluator

Jed Richardson is Assistant Scientist with WEC. He is the Principal Investigator of multiple evaluations of state policies and district academic programs. He has studied the design of school accountability systems, basic needs insecurity among college students, and impacts of student risk factors such as placement in out of home care and contact with the juvenile justice system. Prior to joining WEC, Jed served as Acting Director and Managing Director of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab and 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: 1152B Ed Sciences

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
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