Dan Levy
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

Professor Levy teaches courses in quantitative methods and program evaluation. His teaching involves a wide range of active learning approaches, including peer-to-peer learning, clickers, interactive online modules, and case studies. He serves as the faculty chair of HKS’ Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence (SLATE) initiative and as co-chair of HarvardX’s university-wide Research Committee. His main research and professional interests lie in the evaluation of social programs. He recently directed impact evaluations of girl-friendly school construction programs in Burkina Faso and Niger and the evaluation of a conditional cash transfer program in Jamaica. He has served as a senior researcher at Mathematica Policy Research, a faculty affiliate at the Poverty Action Lab (MIT), and as consultant to several organizations including the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Global Development Network. He received his PhD in economics from Northwestern University, grew up in Venezuela, and is fluent in Spanish and French. VIEW FULL BIO

Featured Appearances
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013
Journal of Development Effectiveness, December 10, 2010