Eric Wai Kin Chan

Assistant Professor

Academic Division: Math & Science
# 218A

Bio

Eric empirically studies the effects of education, labor, and housing policy on family and individual outcomes. He is interested in using experimental and quasi-experimental methods to provide causal evidence that is relevant for policy and practice. Further, he wishes to pursue research on quantitative measurement of images and texts to further policy research.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Columbia University
  • MPhil, Columbia University
  • MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • BS, Babson College

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 - Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education Prize for Best Research Paper, Columbia University

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Chan, E.W. (2014). School-Based Management. In Dominic Brewer and Lawrence Picus (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance.: SAGE

Presentations

  • Parental Roles in Gifted Education
    Chan, E. Parental Roles in Gifted Education Teachers College Columbia University Seminar, Columbia University (2017)
  • Leveraging Technology to Engage Parents at Scale
    Chan, E. Leveraging Technology to Engage Parents at Scale Babson Faculty Meeting - Research Day, Babson College (2017)
  • Leveraging Technology to Engage Parents at Scale
    Chan, E. Leveraging Technology to Engage Parents at Scale IZA Economics of Education Workshop, Bonn, Germany (2017)
  • Effective Use of Information Interventions in Education
    Chan, E. Effective Use of Information Interventions in Education Mechanism Design for Social Good, Columbia University (2017)
  • Does Information on School Quality Impact Residential Choice? Evidence from a Nationwide Field Experiment
    Chan, E., Bergman, P. Does Information on School Quality Impact Residential Choice? Evidence from a Nationwide Field Experiment Faculty Research Day, Babson College (2017)

Service

  • Diversity Leadership Scholar, Faculty Mentor
    (2020)