Jordan Campbell is a quantitative analyst at Reason Foundation.
Prior to joining Reason, Campbell worked at a marketing analytics firm building econometric models. Before starting his analytics career, he was a policy and research assistant at the Charles Koch Institute.
Campbell’s work has been published by The Press-Enterprise and the Platte Institute. His quantitative work on educational policy has been cited by The Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
Recently, Campbell appeared on a panel entitled “Don’t Fence Me In: Texans Crossing School Boundaries” sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Campbell received his bachelor’s degree from Portland State University and a master’s degree in quantitative economics from California Lutheran University.
He lives with his wife in Los Angeles, California.
How State Pension Funding Ratios Have Declined Over Time
Twenty years ago, state pension plans were nearly 100 percent funded, on average. Today they are roughly 72 percent funded.
Examining Student Transfer Data in Texas
Three percent of Texas students transferred to a school outside of their home district in the 2018-19 school year.
Analysis of Florida’s Pension Investment Performance and Future Outlook Reveal Need for Reform
These interactive charts show why Florida Retirement System’s declining funding should concern the state’s employees and taxpayers.
Nebraska’s Growing Municipal Pension Funding Challenges
Omaha and Lincoln have made progress in addressing pension issues in recent years, but unfunded liabilities are likely to continue to grow and harm city finances.
Analysis of Texas School District Open Enrollment Data
Three percent of Texas students transferred to a traditional public school outside of their assigned school district in the 2018-2019 school year.
Do Texas Charter Schools Receive More Funding Than the State’s School Districts?
Charter schools receive about $813 less per pupil on average than traditional public schools, a discrepancy that is driven by facilities funding.
The Relationship Between Public Pension Investments and Declining Bond Yields
As interest rates from fixed-income investments like corporate and government bonds decline, public pension plans have shifted assets away from these investment types.
Examining Student Funding in Texas Charter Schools and Traditional Public Schools
Texas students who choose to attend a charter school receive $813 fewer dollars, on average, compared to peers in traditional public schools.
Fiscal Explainer: Texas Charter School Funding Analysis
Between 2015 and 2019, the inflation-adjusted funding gap between public charter schools and traditional public schools grew by about 36 percent—from $596 per pupil to $813 per pupil.