Cory Koedel

  • Research Interests

  • Economics of Education


Dr. Koedel’s research is in the areas of teacher quality and compensation, curriculum evaluation, school choice and the efficacy of higher education institutions. His work has been widely cited in top academic journals in the fields of economics, education and public policy, and he has served on several technical advisory panels related to school and teacher evaluations for school districts, state education agencies and non-profit organizations. Dr. Koedel is coeditor of Economics of Education Review and serves on the editorial boards of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and Education Finance and Policy. He was awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association (Division L) in 2008, and in 2012 he received the Junior Scholar Award from the same group.


  • PhD from University of California-San Diego

Selected Publications

  • Selecting Growth Measures for Use in School Evaluation Systems: Should Proportionality Matter?
    Ehlert, Mark, Cory Koedel, Eric Parsons and Michael Podgursky
    Educational Policy 30(3), 465-500.
  • The Efficiency Implications of Using Proportional Evaluations to Shape the Teaching Workforce
    Koedel, Cory and Jiaxi Li
    Contemporary Economic Policy 34(1),47-62
  • Do Pension Enhancements Improve Teacher Retention?
    Cory Koedel

    Policy Brief 10-2016, Institute of Public Policy

  • Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges? Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Rajeev Darolia, Cory Koedel, Paco Martorell, Katie Wilson and Francisco Perez-Arce

    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 34(4): 881-903

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