University of California Santa Barbara - Professor of Economics
Dick Startz is Professor of Economics at UC Santa Barbara. He is author of the book Profit of Education and a regular contributor to the Brookings Institution Chalkboard blog.
In addition to being the author of a book on the economics of education as well as an author of academic articles on the economics of education, Startz is a regular blogger on the subject as well as an occasional contributor to op-ed articles (LA Times, Seattle Times). His recent work has been covered by the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and picked up by many media outlets. Most recently he was a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio. Startz is also the author of numerous academic articles on econometrics, macroeconomics, and the economics of race.