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Andrew Bacher-Hicks

Assistant Professor

Dr. Andrew Bacher-Hicks is an assistant professor at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He studies K–12 education policy in the United States, with a focus on teacher labor markets, school discipline, and the link between crime and education. He is affiliated faculty with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC).

Dr. Bacher-Hicks’ work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Economics of Education Review, Education Finance and Policy, and Educational Researcher. It has also been featured in a range of media outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and FiveThirtyEight.

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PhD, Public Policy, Harvard University

EdM, Education Policy and Management, Harvard University

BA, Economics, College of William and Mary

RS653: Quantitative Research Methods

AP609: Educational Inequality

 

Bacher-Hicks, A., Chi, O. L., & Orellana, A. (2023) Two Years Later: How COVID-19 has Shaped the Teacher Workforce, Educational Researcher

Bacher-Hicks, A. & Koedel, C. (2023) Estimation and Interpretation of Teacher Value-Added in Research Applications, The Handbook of the Economics of Education, 6th Edition

Musaddiq, T., Stange, K., Bacher-Hicks, A. & Goodman, J. (2022) The Pandemic’s Effect on Demand for Public Schools, Homeschooling, and Private Schools, Journal of Public Economics

Bacher-Hicks, A., Goodman, J., Green, J. & Holt, M. (2022) The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Disrupted Both School Bullying and Cyberbullying, American Economic Review: Insights

Bacher-Hicks, A., Goodman, J., & Mulhern, C. (2021) Inequality in Household Adaptation to Schooling Shocks: COVID-Induced Online Learning Engagement in Real Time, Journal of Public Economics