Olivia Chi

Assistant Professor

Olivia Chi

Dr. Olivia Chi is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research uses quantitative methods to study the economics of education, with a focus on teacher labor markets, measures of teacher quality, and policies that reduce educational inequality. Dr. Chi is affiliated faculty with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC)

Prior to her doctoral studies, she taught elementary grades in New Haven, Connecticut.

Visit her personal website for more information on her current work.

PhD, Education (Education Policy and Program Evaluation), Harvard University

EdM, Education Policy and Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education

AB, Economics, Public Policy, Brown University

Kraft, M. A., Papay, J. P., & Chi, O. L. (2020). Teacher skill development: Evidence from performance ratings by principals. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 39(2), 315-347.

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