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David J. Deming

Professor of Education and Economics

Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School

Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

David J. Deming

Degree:  Ph.D., Harvard University, (2010)
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David Deming is a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is the faculty director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses broadly on the economics of skill development, education and labor markets. He is currently serving as a co-editor at the AEJ: Applied and is a principal investigator (along with Raj Chetty and John Friedman) at the CLIMB Initiative, an organization that seeks to study and improve the role of higher education in social mobility. Deming recently won the David N. Kershaw Prize, which is awarded biannually to scholars who have made distinguished contributions to the field of public policy and management under the age of 40.

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Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Early Career Award,(2015)

William T. Grant Scholar,(2013)

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