Andrew Bacher-Hicks

Assistant Professor of Education, Boston University

CV | Google Scholar | @abacherhicks | abhicks@bu.edu

Working Papers:


COVID-19 and the Composition of the Massachusetts Teacher Workforce (with Olivia Chi and Alexis Orellana)

Revise and Resubmit at Educational Researcher

Media: Time, WBUR, FiveThirtyEight

Updated slides (with Fall 2021 data): Slides


The School to Prison Pipeline: Long-Run Impacts of School Suspensions on Adult Crime (with David Deming and Stephen Billings)

Revise and Resubmit at AEJ: Policy

Additional Formats: Policy Brief, EducationNext

Media: BusinessInsider


Validating Teacher Effect Estimates Using Changes in Teacher Assignment in Los Angeles (with Tom Kane and Doug Staiger)

Revise and Resubmit at AEJ: Policy

Media: Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight

Summary: Brookings


Social Costs of Proactive Policing: The Impact of NYC’s Stop and Frisk Program on Educational Attainment (with Elijah de la Campa)

Media: New York Times, Chalkbeat


The Impact of NYC's Stop and Frisk Program on Crime: The Role of Police Commanders (with Elijah de la Campa)


Explaining Teacher Effects on Achievement Using Measures from Multiple Research Traditions (with Mark Chin, Heather Hill, & Doug Staiger)


The Effects of Within-School Student-Teacher Matching (with Chris Avery)

Link coming soon


The Effects of Retirement Incentives on Teacher Turnover and Workforce Composition

Link coming soon