Jonah Rockoff and Douglas Staiger

Jonah Rockoff and Douglas Staiger: Using Teacher Evaluation to Improve School Performance

Jonah Rockoff and Douglas Staiger

Jonah Rockoff, the Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School, and Douglas Staiger, the John French Professor in Economics at Dartmouth College, discuss research used to identify the effectiveness of teachers in achieving student outcomes by using a value-added approach, and the use of these measures for teacher evaluation and screening, in their presentations at the Social Enterprise Program's first annual Nonprofit Leadership Forum, Measuring and Creating Excellence in Schools.