University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jeffrey Smith

Associate Director, Research and Training, Institute for Research on Poverty
Professor, Paul T. Heyne Distinguished Chair in Economics

econjeff@ssc.wisc.edu

Department of Economics
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jeffrey Smith is a Professor of Economics and Associate Director for Research and Training of Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research centers on experimental and non-experimental methods for the evaluation of interventions, with particular application to social and educational programs. He has also written papers examining the labor market effects of university quality and the use of statistical treatment rules to assign persons to government programs and consulted on evaluation issues.

Jeffrey Smith's Research Interests

  • Program evaluation methodology
  • Active labor market programs
  • Performance management
  • College quality and match

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