David Deming

Professor of Public Policy, HKS
Professor of Education and Economics, HGSE
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Office Address
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 34
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-4370
Email: David_Deming@hks.harvard.edu
Beth Tremblay (617-496-0668)
David Deming



  • SUP-921 Proseminar on Inequality and Social Policy I


  • SUP-206 The Causes and Consequences of Inequality


For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
    • Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings and Christopher Jencks. "School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings." Review of Economics and Statistics 98.5 (December 2016): 848-862.
    • Deming, David J., and David Figlio. "Accountability in U.S. Higher Education: Applying Lessons from K-12 Experience to Higher Education." Journal of Economic Perspectives 30.3 (August 2016): 33-56.
    • Deming, David J., Noam Yuchtman, Amira Abulafi, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz. "The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study." American Economic Review 106.3 (March 2016): 778-806.
    • Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings, and Christopher Jencks. "When Does Accountability Work? Texas System Had Mixed Effects on College Graduation rates and future earnings." Education Next 16.1 (January 2016): 70-77.
  • HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
    • Deming, David, and Lisa B. Kahn. "Skill Requirements Across Firms and Labor Markets: Evidence from Job Postings for Professionals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-022, April 2017.

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