Martin Carnoy

Areas of expertise
Historical and comparative international educational systems • Educational reform • Accountability in schools • School vouchers

Martin Carnoy is a labor economist with a special interest in the relation between the economy and the educational system. Currently Dr. Carnoy is working on the research project on accountability in schools at the Center for Policy Research in Education, launching new projects on educational reform in Latin America; researching on vouchers in Chile, and writing a book for the International Institute of Educational Planning on Globalization and Educational Reform. He is the author of The Different Worlds of Urban and Suburban School Districts (with Jane Hannaway), Sustaining Flexibility: Work, Family, and Community in the Information Age, School Vouchers: Examining the Evidence, and other publications. Dr. Carnoy serves on the board of the Comparative and International Educational Society and is the Chair of the Social Studies & Educational Practice Committee at the Stanford School of Education.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (1960)
M.A., Economics, University of Chicago (1961)
Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago (1964)