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Eric R. Eide is the Clayne L. Pope Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. His research focuses on the economics of education and health economics. In his K-12 research, he has studied how education policies such as school spending and grade retention affect students' educational and labor market outcomes. Professor Eide's higher education agenda has examined trends in the labor market, returns to a college degree, and college quality. He has published articles in a number of academic journals, and his research has been cited in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. From 2001-2003, Professor Eide worked for the RAND Corporation where he was part of a management team that assisted the country of Qatar in reforming their K-12 education system. He served from 2002-2010 as an Associate Editor for the Economics of Education Review, where he is currently on the Board of Editors. Professor Eide earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in economics from Brigham Young University, and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1993.

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