Matthew Kraft

Matthew Kraft is an Assistant Professor of Education and Economics at Brown University.  His research and teaching interests include the economics of education, education policy analysis, and applied quantitative methods for causal inference.  His primary work focuses on efforts to improve educator and organizational effectiveness in K–12 urban public schools.  He has published on topics including teacher coaching, teacher professional growth, teacher evaluation, teacher-parent communication, teacher layoffs, social and emotional skills, school working conditions, and extended learning time.  Previously, he taught 8th grade English in Oakland USD and 9th grade humanities at Berkeley High School in California.  He holds a doctorate in Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education as well as a master's in International Comparative Education and a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University.

Department of Education - Brown University, PO Box 1938, Providence, Rhode Island 02912 USA

Matthew Kraft. (2018). The Journal of Human Resources, 53(4)
Matthew Kraft, David Blazar. (2018). Education Next, 18(4)
Matthew Kraft, David Blazar, Dylan Hogan. (2018). Review of Educational Research [Internet], 88(4), 547-588
Matthew Kraft, Manuel Monti-Nussbaum. (2017). The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Matthew Kraft. (2017). Educational Leadership, 75(1), 58-62
Matthew Steinberg, Matthew Kraft. (2017). Educational Researcher, 46(7), 378-396
Matthew Kraft, Allison Gilmour. (2017). Educational Researcher, 46(5), 234-249
Megin Charner-Laird, Monica Ng, Susan Moore Johnson, Matthew Kraft, John Papay, Stefanie Reinhorn. (2017). American Journal of Education, 123(4), 553-584
John Papay, Matthew Kraft. (2017). Cambridge: Harvard Education Pres
David Blazar, Matthew Kraft. (2017). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 39(1), 146-170
Matthew Kraft, David Blazar. (2017). Educational Policy, 31(7), 1033-1068
Matthew Kraft, William Marinell, Darrick Yee. (2016). American Educational Research Journal, 53(5), 1411-1499
John Papay, Matthew Kraft. (2016). Educational Leadership, 73(8), 36-42
John Papay, Matthew Kraft. (2016). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(4), 791-817
Matthew Kraft, Allison Gilmour. (2016). Educational Administration Quarterly, 52(5), 711-753
Martin West, Matthew Kraft, Amy Finn, Rebecca Martin, Angela Duckworth, Christopher Gabrieli, John Gabbriele. (2016). Educational Evaluational and Policy Analysis, 38(1), 148-170
David Blazar, Matthew Kraft. (2015). Educational Evaluational and Policy Analysis, 37(4), 542–566
Matthew Kraft. (2015). Education Finance and Policy, 10(1), 81-116
Matthew Kraft, John Papay, Susan Moore Johnson, Megin Charmer-Laird, Monica Ng, Stefanie Reinhorn. (2015). Educational Administration Quarterly, 51(5), 753-790
Matthew Kraft, Todd Rogers. (2015). Economics of Education Review, 47, 49-63
Matthew Kraft