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Alanna Bjorklund-Young

PhD Candidate 2016-2017

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Thesis Title: "Essays on Teacher Quality"  - Download Abstract (PDF)

Fields: Economics of education, labor economics, applied microeconomics, microeconometrics

Main Advisor: Robert Moffitt

Research:

"Inside the Classroom: Which Teaching Skills Explain Teacher Quality?" (job market paper)

"The Role of Teacher-Students Interactions in Teaching Quality"

"Beyond the test: The Dimensionality of Teacher Quality" with Victor Ronda

"Effective Teaching Characteristics: A Comparison Between Subjects and Across Grades"

Fellowships and Awards:

AERA-MET Dissertation Fellowship, American Education Research Association 2016-2017

Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University 2013, 2015

Graduate Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics, 2012-2017

Professional Experience:

Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University Institute for Education Policy, November 2015-Present

Consultant, Mango Tree (supervisor: Professor Rebecca Thornton, U.I.U.C.), Uganda, June 2014

Education Pioneer Graduate School Fellow, Office of Teacher Effectiveness, New York City Department of Education, June-August 2013

Teaching:

Elements of Microeconomics, Spring 2013, 2014, 2015, TA
Economics of Poverty and Inequality, Fall 2015, TA
Economic Development, Fall 2013, 2014, TA
Memorandums of Misunderstanding: Trade, Spring 2013, TA
Microeconomic Theory, Fall 2012, TA

References:

Professor Robert Moffitt - moffitt@jhu.edu
Professor Nicholas Papageorge - papageorge@jhu.edu
Professor Richard Spady - rspady@jhu.edu
Professor Bruce Hamilton - bruce.hamilton@jhu.edu (teaching)