Jed T. Richardson, Ph.D.
As a senior economist, Dr. Richardson is an assistant scientist with the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC). He is the Principal Investigator of multiple evaluations of state policies and district academic programs. Dr. Richardson has studied the design of school accountability systems, basic needs insecurity among college students, and impacts of student risk factors such as placement in out-of-home care and contact with the juvenile justice system. Prior to joining WEC, Jed served as acting director and managing director of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab and as associate director and economist at the Value-Added Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Davis.