Clive Belfield, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Economics, Queens College, City University of New York. He is Principal Economist at the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. He is also a Research Fellow at the Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Exeter in England. His research interests include benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness, and education program evaluation. His new book is Economic Evaluation in Education (Sage Publications, 2017, with Levin et al.). He has authored numerous articles in the economics of education. He has also performed consultancy services to the World Bank, the U.S. Department of Education, and the British Government, as well as for non-profit foundations and think-tank agencies in education.