Sarah Cohodes is an Associate Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a co-editor at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Her research uses quantitative causal inference methods to evaluate policies and programs that are intended to increase access to high-quality education. She is particularly interested in how young people and their families make choices about education and how school and college quality interact with those decisions.
For the 2021-2022 academic year she is on sabbatical and a Visiting Scholar at the Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.