Marguerite Roza


  • School finance and spending
  • School funding
  • Teacher compensation
  • Technology and learning

Marguerite Roza is the director of the Edunomics Lab, research associate professor at Georgetown University and senior research affiliate at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Roza’s research focuses on quantitative policy analysis, particularly in the area of education finance. Recent research traces the effects of fiscal policies at the federal, state, and district levels for their implications on resources at school and classroom levels. She’s led projects including the Finance and Productivity Initiative at CRPE and served as senior economic advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Her work has been published by Education Sector, the Brookings Institution, Public Budgeting and Finance, Education Next, and the Peabody Journal of Education. Roza is author of the highly regarded education finance book “Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?”