Profile

Dominic Brewer
University of Southern California

Dominic Brewer is a labor economist specializing in the economics of education and education policy at the University of Southern California. Before joining USC in 2005, he was a vice president at RAND Corp., directing RAND’s education policy research program for more than five years. He has overseen major projects focusing on educational productivity and teacher issues in both K-12 and higher education, and published more than 50 academic economics and education journal articles, book chapters and monographs.

Brewer is currently a co-editor of the economics section of the International Encyclopedia of Education and was an associate editor of Economics of Education Review.  He holds a B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford, a master’s in economics from Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in labor economics from Cornell.