Dr. McCall is a professor of education, economics and public policy at the University of Michigan, where he holds appointments at the School of Education, Department of Economics and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is a visiting fellow at the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies.
McCall has been a visiting fellow at Cambridge University, Dalhousie University, and University of California, Berkeley as well as a professor at the University of Minnesota. He currently is a co-editor of Economics of Education Review.
McCall’s primary fields of interest are labor economics, program evaluation, and the economics of education. His current research focuses on the effect of tuition subsidies on college attendance, the influence of family wealth on college attendance and completion, the effect of financial aid packages on college attendance, completion and subsequent labor market earnings, the influence of education on job displacement and subsequent earnings, the impact of unemployment insurance rules on unemployment durations and re-employment wages, and the determinants and consequences of repeat use of the unemployment insurance system.
M.A. and Ph.D. Princeton University, B.A. University of California, Los Angeles