Burt Barnow

Amsterdam Professor of Public Service and of Economics, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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Burt S. Barnow is the Amsterdam Professor of Public Service and of Economics at The George Washington University. Prior to joining George Washington University, Dr. Barnow was Associate Director for Research at Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for Policy Studies, where he worked for 18 years. Prior to that, he worked for 8 years at the Lewin Group and nearly 9 years at the U.S. Department of Labor, including 4 years as director of the Office of Research and Evaluation in the Employment and Training Administration. His research focuses on workforce development programs, evaluations of social programs, labor markets, and performance management. Dr. Barnow received a B.S. in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.