A. Brooks Bowden

A. Brooks Bowden
Assistant Professor,
University of Pennsylvania

A. Brooks Bowden is an assistant professor in the education policy division of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as director of training for the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Professor Bowden specializes in program evaluation and economic analysis, focusing on applications and the methodology of the ingredients method to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses. She serves as associate editor at the American Journal of Evaluation and is a board member of the Association for Education Finance and Policy and of the AERA journal Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis. In 2018, she was recognized as a top “40 for 40” early career scholar by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. She has been awarded research funding by the State of North Carolina, the Institute for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Institute of Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice. 

Publications by A. Brooks Bowden
California’s school system is under tremendous long-run fiscal pressure; allocating resources efficiently is therefore paramount. Efficient allocation means more money spent on the most effective policies and interventions; less waste; and…