Susanna Loeb

Director, Annenberg Institute at Brown University
Professor of Education
Professor of International and Public Affairs

Susanna’s research focuses broadly on education policy and its role in improving educational opportunities for students. Her work has addressed issues of educator career choices and professional development, of school finance and governance, and of early childhood systems. She is the founder and acting executive director of the National Student Support Accelerator. Before moving to Brown, Susanna was the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford University. She was the founding director of the Center for Education Policy (CEPA) at Stanford and co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE). Susanna led the research for both Getting Down to Facts projects for California schools. She is a member of the National Academy of Education and an American Education Research Association Fellow. In 2020, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She holds a PhD in Economics and an MPP in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and a BA in Political Science and a BS in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.

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Susanna Loeb, Jon Valant, Matthew Kasman. (2011). National Tax Journal, 64(1), 141-164
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Matthew Ronfeldt, James Wyckoff. (2011). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30(1), 88-110
Susanna Loeb, David Figlio. (2011). Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 3. San Diego, CA: North Holland, 383-423
Steven Glazerman, Susanna Loeb, Dan Goldhaber, Stephen W. Raudenbush, Douglas Staiger, Grover J. Whitehurst. (2010). The Brookings Brown Center
Susanna Loeb, Eileen Horng. (2010). Phi Delta Kappan, 92(3), 66-69
Susanna Loeb, Eileen Horng, Daniel Klasik. (2010). American Journal of Education, 116(4), 491-523
Patrick McEwan, Susanna Loeb. (2010). Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited. National Bureau of Economic Research, 145-180
Susanna Loeb, Demetra Kalogrides, Eileen Horng. (2010). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 32(2), 205-229
Rekha Balu, Tara Beteille, Susanna Loeb. (2010). Politique Americaine, Issue 15, 55-79
Susanna Loeb, Jeannie Myung. (2010). International Encyclopedia of Education, 8-Volume Set, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, 473-480
Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2009). Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 31(4), 416-440
Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille. (2009). Handbook of Education Policy Research, 596-612
Susanna Loeb, Jon Valant. (2009). Policy Analysis for California Education
Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller, Katharine O. Strunk. (2009). Education Finance and Policy, 4(2), 212-228
Susanna Loeb, Heather J. Hough. (2009). Policy Analysis for California Education
Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller, Katharine O. Strunk. (2009). Education Finance and Policy, 4(1), 89-114
Susanna Loeb, Anthony Bryk, Eric Hanushek. (2008). Education Finance and Policy, 3(1), 19-Jan
Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Karen Hammerness, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Morva McDonald, Michelle Reininger, Matthew Ronfeldt, James Wyckoff. (2008). Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 30(4), 319-343
Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille. (2008). Teacher Quality: Broadening and Deepening the Debate, Northwestern University
Susanna Loeb. (2008). National Academy of Education Policy White Paper Series
Susanna Loeb. (2008). School Finance Redesign Project, Center on Reinventing Public Education: University of Washington
Marsha Ing, Susanna Loeb. (2008). Alternative Routes to Teaching: Mapping the New Landscape of Teacher Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 157-186
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2008). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 27(4), 793-818
Pamela Grossman, Susanna Loeb. (2008). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 256 pages
Marsha Ing, Susanna Loeb. (2008). Policy Analysis for California Education
Susanna Loeb. (2008). The National Academies Press
Susanna Loeb, David Plank. (2008). Policy Analysis for California Education
Robert Costrell, Eric A. Hanushek, Susanna Loeb. (2008). Peabody Journal of Education, 83(2), 198-223
Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille, Maria Perez. (2008). Policy Analysis for California Education
Martin Carnoy, Amber Gove, Susanna Loeb, Jeffery Marshall, Miguel Socias. (2008). Economics of Education Review, 27(1), 22-38
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2008). Public Finance Review, 36(1), 88-111
Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2007)
Susanna Loeb, Daphna Bassok. (2007). Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy. Routledge Press, 517-534
Susanna Loeb, Jason Grissom, Katharine O. Strunk. (2007). Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University
Bruce Fuller, Susanna Loeb, Nicole Arshan, Allison Chen, Susanna Yi. (2007). Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University
Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller. (2007). Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University
Susanna Loeb, Cecilia Rouse, Anthony Shorris. (2007). The Future of Children, 17(1)
Susanna Loeb. (2007). Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy. Routledge Press, 499-518
Susanna Loeb, Jesse Cunha. (2007). A report commissioned by the U.S. Congress as part of Title I, Part E, Section 1503 of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Susanna Loeb, Margaret Bridges, Daphna Bassok, Bruce Fuller, Russ Rumberger. (2007). Economics of Education Review, 26(1), 52-66
Susanna Loeb, Katharine O. Strunk. (2007). Education Finance and Policy, 2(1), Oct-39
Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller. (2006). Report prepared for The Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University Symposium, Examining America's Commitment to Closing Achievement Gaps NCLB and Its Alternatives
Susanna Loeb, Patrick McEwan. (2006). Defining the Field of Education Policy Implementation. State University of New York Press
Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2006). Education Finance and Policy, 1(2), 176-216
Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Nicholas Michelli, James Wyckoff. (2006). Journal of Teacher Education, 57(2), 155-166
Susanna Loeb, Michael Dannenberg. (2006). Prepared for the Rethinking Rodriguez Conference, University of California, Berkeley
Susanna Loeb, Linda Darling-Hammond, John Luczak. (2005). Peabody Journal of Education, 80(3), 44-70
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2005)
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2005). American Economic Review, 95(2), 166-171
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2005). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 24(1), 113-132
Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb. (2004). Redesigning Accountability Systems. New York, NY: Teachers College Press
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2004). Procedings of the American Enterprise Institute Conference, A Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom: Appraising Old Answers and New Ideas. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 149-172
Susanna Loeb, Julie Berry Cullen. (2004). Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 215-250
Susanna Loeb, Michelle Reininger. (2004). The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University
Susanna Loeb, Bruce Fuller, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bidemi Abioseh Carrol. (2004). Child Development, 75(1), 47-65
Susanna Loeb, Felicia Estrada. (2004). Proceedings of the Educational Testing Service Invitational Conference, Measurement and Research Issues in a New Accountability Era
Susanna Loeb, Bruce Fuller, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bidemi Abioseh Carrol. (2003). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 22(4), 537-550
Susanna Loeb. (2003). Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, 176-180
Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb, Tiffany Smith. (2003). The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer, 142-167
Julie Berry Cullen, Susanna Loeb. (2003). Michigan at the Millennium: A Benchmark and Analysis of its Fiscal and Economic Structure
Susanna Loeb, Katharine O. Strunk. (2003). National Tax Journal, 56(2), 415-438
Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2003). School Finance and Teacher Quality: Exploring the Connections, AEFA 2003 Yearbook
Bruce Fuller, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Susanna Loeb. (2002). The Growing Up in Poverty Wave 2 Findings: California, Connecticut, and Florida
Susanna Loeb. (2002). TIAA-CREF Investment Forum
Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. (2002). Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(1), 37-62
Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb, Tiffany Smith. (2001). Consortium for Policy Research in Education Research Report
Susanna Loeb. (2001). Improving Educational Productivity. Greenich, CT: Information Age Publishing Inc, 99-114
Susanna Loeb. (2001). School Finance and California's Master Plan for Education, 125-154
Susanna Loeb. (2001). Property Taxation and Local Government Finance: Essays in Honor of C. Lowell Harriss, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy: Cambridge MA, 236-241
Susanna Loeb. (2001). Journal of Public Economics, 80(2), 225-247
Susanna Loeb. (2001). The Teacher Workforce: Symposium Proceedings from the Education Finance Research Consortium
Susanna Loeb, Mary Corcoran. (2001). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 20(1), 20-Jan
Valerie E. Lee, Susanna Loeb. (2000). American Education Research Journal, 37(1), 31-Mar
Valerie E. Lee, Susanna Loeb, Sally Lubeck. (1998). Child Development, 69(2), 479-494
David A. Jaeger, Susanna Loeb, Sarah E. Turner, John Bound. (1997). Working Paper No. 6772
Paul N. Courant, Susanna Loeb. (1997). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 16(1), 114-136
Susanna Loeb, John Bound. (1996). Review of Economics and Statistics, 78(4), 653-664
Valerie E. Lee, Susanna Loeb, Helen M. Marks. (1995). American Journal of Education, 103(3), 259-301
Susanna Loeb, Paul N. Courant, Edward Gramlich. (1995). American Economic Review, 85(2), 372-377
Valerie E. Lee, Susanna Loeb. (1995). Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 17(1), 62-82
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