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Brooks Bowden

University of Pennsylvania

A. Brooks Bowden is an assistant professor in the Education Policy Division at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also serves as the Director of the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education. Professor Bowden specializes in program evaluation and economic analysis, focusing on applications and the methodology of the ingredients method to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses. She serves as associate editor at the American Journal of Evaluation and is a board member of the AERA journal Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis.  She is a co-author of the primary text on cost-effectiveness, Economic Evaluation in Education: Cost-Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analysis, 3rd Edition. Her work was recently published in American Journal of EvaluationJournal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.