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Tim Sass

Distinguished University Professor    
Biography

Tim Sass is an applied micro-economist whose current research focuses on the economics of education. Specific areas of interest include teacher labor supply, the measurement of teacher quality and school choice. His work has been published in numerous academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics and Journal of Health Economics. His research has been supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the Gates Foundation, the Smith-Richardson Foundation and the Spencer Foundation. He has acted as a consultant to school systems in New York City, Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC and the State of Florida. He is a senior researcher at the Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) and serves on the board of directors of the Association for Education Finance and Policy. Before coming to Georgia State in 2011, Sass was the Charles and Joan Haworth Professor of Labor Economics at Florida State University.