Tim Kautz is a Senior Researcher at Mathematica Policy Research. He was a co-organizer of HCEO's Conference on Measuring and Assessing Skills. Kautz is an editor and co-author of a book that explores the importance of social-emotional skills, “The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life.” His research interests include education, inequality, and health.
He completed his undergraduate degree in Economics at Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Chicago. He is a former National Science Foundation Fellow.