John Tyler
Professor of Education, Economics and Public Policy


  • Teacher effectiveness
  • Teacher evaluation

John Tyler is professor of education, economics, and public policy at Brown University. His research falls in the realm of impact evaluation in education, with recent research focusing on teacher evaluation issues and examinations of teachers’ use of data to inform and improve classroom practice. Past research has been on dropout issues, the economic returns to the GED credential, the returns to skills for low educated individuals, and the impact of correctional education on the post-release labor market outcomes of criminal justice offenders. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the economics of education.