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Assistant Professor of Education Finance and Policy, University of Washington

Dr. David Knight studies the economics of education and school finance. Specific areas of research include equity in the allocation of school resources, educator labor markets, and cost-effectiveness analysis. He previously served as the Director of the Center for Education Research and Policy Studies (CERPS) and assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department at the University of Texas, El Paso. He earned his doctorate in urban education policy and masters in economics from the University of Southern California in 2016.


  • 2019–present
    Assistant Professor, University of Washington