Salman Khan

Research Director



Youth Violence
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Salman Khan is a Research Director for the Crime Lab and Education Lab. Salman is an applied microeconomist and his research focuses on the human capital investments of traditionally disadvantaged groups. In his role at the lab, Salman provides scientific direction and intellectual leadership on a portfolio of research projects with particular emphasis on improving education performance and attainment of other life outcomes for disadvantaged youth as well as facilitating technical assistance work for government partners and strategic partners.

Prior to joining the Labs as a Research Director, Salman completed his PhD in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from CEMFI, Madrid.

Salman’s Projects
Back to Our Future (B2OF)

Back to Our Future (B2OF)

Back to Our Future (B2OF) is a state-funded, district-led, evidence-informed effort to re-engage disconnected students at an elevated risk for gun violence involvement.

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