John M. Krieg is a Professor of Economics at Western Washington University where he also directs the University’s Office of Survey Research. His research interests focus on the economics of education with specific application to teacher labor markets, policy evaluation, and employee unions. Among others, his research has appeared in the American Education Research Journal, Education Finance and Policy, Economics of Education Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Education Evaluation and Policy. Currently, Professor Krieg serves as a co-director of the Teacher Education Learning Collaborative which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Professor Krieg received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and undergraduate degrees from Northwestern University. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing and spending time with his three children.