Cassandra Hart

Cassandra Hart

MPES Cohort 4

Cassandra “Cassie” Hart, a student in the Human Development and Social Policy program, received her undergraduate degree in international relations at Georgetown University and her master’s in public policy at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include school competition policies, school accountability, and education for disadvantaged youth.  David Figlio is her advisor.
Curriculum Vitae
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Year Degree Institution
2011 PhD, Human Dev & Social Pol Northwestern University

Year Title  
2011 Voucher Policies and the Responses of Three Actors: Parents, Private Schools, and Public Schools Adobe Acrobat PDF Logo Download Adobe Acrobat PDF

Selected Publications
Figlio, D.N. & Hart, C.M.D. (2011). Does competition improve public schools? New evidence from the Florida tax-credit scholarship program. Education Next: 74-80.

Figlio, D.N., Hart, C.M.D., Metzger, M. (2010). Who uses a means-tested scholarship, and what do they choose?. Economics of Education Review: 301-317.

Mendenhall, Ruby; Kalil, Ariel; Spindel, Laurel; & Hart, Cassandra (2008). Job loss at mid-life: Managers and executives face the ‘new risk economy’. Social Forces.

Research Interests
School competition policies, school accountability, education and disadvantaged youth, program evaluation.

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