Sade Bonilla

Sade ( is a doctoral candidate studying the economics of education at Stanford University. She is an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) fellow and recipient of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Equity Inclusion fellowship. Her research focuses on K-12 education policy with a particular emphasis on high school to college transitions and career and technical education. Prior to her doctoral studies she was a Harvard Strategic Data Project (SDP) fellow with Albuquerque Public Schools. Sade received a M.A. in Economics from Stanford University, an A.M. in Urban Education Policy and A.B in Public Policy and Education Studies from Brown University.

Faculty Advisors: Thomas S. Dee (primary), Susanna Loeb, Celeste K. Carruthers (University of Tennessee, Department of Economics)

Research Interests: Education Policy, K-12 Education, Career and Technical Education, High School to College Transition, Causal Methods in Quantitative Research

Dissertation Title: The Effects of College and Career Readiness Policies on Student Outcomes

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