Judith Scott-Clayton

Judith Scott-ClaytonJudith Scott-Clayton is an associate professor of economics and education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she teaches labor economics and quantitative methods for causal inference. She is also a senior research associate at the Community College Research Center.

Her research has examined the complexity in financial aid application and eligibility rules, financial incentives for college achievement, and the causes and consequences of student employment. She has conducted studies of merit-based financial aid and Federal Work-Study assistance using administrative postsecondary and employment data from West Virginia. Dr. Scott-Clayton leads CAPSEE’s Education and Interstate Mobility, Federal Work-Study, and Financial Aid for Community College Students projects.


Plenary Session: Does Society Invest Wisely in College?
Thursday, April 6, 1:30–3:00 PM

Breakout 2C: Working While Enrolled in College
Thursday, April 6, 3:30–5:00 PM