alternate text Joshua S. Goodman, Associate Professor of Public Policy, studies the economics of education. He has explored the impact of merit aid on college choice, the impact of college quality on degree completion, and the impact of various math coursework interventions on the long-run outcomes of students. Goodman received a B.A. in physics from Harvard University, an M.Phil. in education from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. Prior to starting his Ph.D., he was a public high school math teacher in Watertown, MA.