- Office Address
- Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Joshua S. Goodman, Associate Professor of
Public Policy, teaches empirical methods and the economics of
education. His research interests include labor and public
economics, with a particular focus on education policy.
His two main strands of research focus on the
relationship between financial aid, college choice and degree
completion; and the impact of various forms of math
education on student achievement, educational attainment and
earnings. Goodman received a BA in physics from Harvard University,
an MPhil in education from Cambridge University, and a PhD in
economics from Columbia University. Prior to starting his PhD, he
was a public high school math teacher in Watertown, MA.
For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.
Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Goodman, Joshua, Michael Hurwitz, and Jonathan Smith. "Access to
Four-Year Public Colleges And Degree Completion." Journal of
Labor Economics (2017).
Goodman, Joshua. "Skills, Schools, and Credit Constraints: Evidence
from Massachusetts." Education Finance and Policy 5.1
(Winter 2010): 36-53.
Castleman, Benjamin, and Joshua Goodman. "Intensive College
Counseling and the Enrollment and Persistence of Low Income
Students." Education Finance and Policy (May 2016).
Goodman, Joshua. "Who merits financial aid?: Massachusetts' Adams
Scholarship." Journal of Public Economics 92 (2008):
- HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Goodman, Joshua. "The Labor of Division: Returns to Compulsory High
School Math Coursework." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
RWP17-004, Janaury 2017.
Goodman, Joshua, Melkers, Julia, and Pallais, Amanda. "Can Online
Delivery Increase Access to Education?" HKS Faculty Research
Working Paper Series RWP16-035, September 2016.