David Deming

David DemingDavid Deming is a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

His research focuses broadly on the economics of skill development, education, and the labor market. Recent projects include a study of the growing importance of social skills in the labor market, and the impacts of price and spending subsidies on U.S. postsecondary attainment. He is a William T. Grant Scholar, and he recently received the Early Career Award from the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP). Dr. Deming co-leads CAPSEE’s Role of the For-Profit Sector in Higher Education project.


Plenary Session: Are Colleges Structured to Optimize Investments?
Friday, April 7, 9:00–10:30 AM