We are an independent, solution-oriented think tank at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.Learn More.

Sandy Baum is a higher education economist and a Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute. She has written extensively on college access, college financing, financial aid, and student debt.

Work by Sandy Baum

The Case for Expanding Pell Grants to Short-Term Jobs Programs

Even as vaccines stop the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic will leave many low-wage workers…

Overcoming the Stigma of Voc Ed In Today’s CTE

In this except from their new book, Making College Work, Georgetown University Professor Harry J. Holzer…

Making College Work: Nudging Student Behavior

In their new book, Making College Work, Georgetown University Professor Harry J. Holzer and Urban…