Henry M. Levin
Henry M. Levin is the William Heard Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education and Director of the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education (NCSPE) and Co-Director of the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education at Columbia University. He is also the David Jacks Professor of Higher Education, Emeritus, at Stanford University where he served on the faculty for 31 years with a joint appointment in the School of Education and Department of Economics. Professor Levin is a specialist in the economics of education, educational finance, and school reform. In recent years he has worked on such issues as cost-effectiveness, educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, educational management organizations, and accelerating the instruction of at-risk students. His latest books are: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Methods and Applications Second Edition (2001); Privatizing Education (2001); Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Educational Policy (2002); Privatizing Educational Choice: Consequences for Parents, Schools, and Public Policy (2005) and The Price We Pay: Economic and Social Consequences of Inadequate Education (2007).