Harry Holzer

Harry HolzerHarry J. Holzer is the John LaFarge Jr. SJ Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University and an institute fellow at the American Institutes for Research in Washington, DC. He is a former chief economist for the U.S. Department of Labor and a former professor of economics at Michigan State University. He received his BA from Harvard in 1978 and his PhD in economics from Harvard in 1983.

He is also a nonresident senior fellow at Brookings, a research affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, an affiliated scholar with the Urban Institute, and a member of the editorial board at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Dr. Holzer has authored or edited 12 books and several dozen journal articles, mostly on disadvantaged American workers and their employers, as well as on education and workforce issues and labor market policy.


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