Sally Hudson

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics


  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016
  • B.A., Stanford University, 2010

Sally Hudson is a labor economist who studies recruiting and retention in the public sector. Her recent work analyzes teacher retention in hard-to-staff school districts and the effects of salary schedules on mid-career recruiting.

Sally also conducts randomized evaluations of financial aid programs that aim to improve college access and completion for low-income students. She works extensively with the Poverty Action Lab to promote the use of experiments in evaluating and improving public services.