Professor, Education and Economics, University of Virginia.
Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Dr. Turner specializes in research on the economics of education in the United States. She has written extensively on the economics of higher education, including the behavioral effects of financial aid policies and the entry of new providers. She is currently collaborating with John Bound on a Russell Sage Foundation-supported project analyzing mobility of college-educated workers using U.S. census data.
Bound, John, Sarah E. Turner, and Patrick M. Walsh. 2009. "Internationalization of U.S. doctorate education." In Science and engineering careers in the United States: an analysis of markets and employment edited by Richard B Freeman, Daniel L Goroff. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Blanchard, E., John Bound, and Sarah E. Turner. 2009. "Opening (and Closing) Doors: Country-Specific Shocks in U.S. Doctoral Education." In Doctoral education and the faculty of the future edited by Ehrenberg, Ronald G., Kuh, Charlotte V.. :224-248. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Blanchard, Emily, John Bound, and Sarah E. Turner. 2009. "Opening (and Closing) Doors: Country-Specific Shocks in U.S. Doctorate Education." PSC Research Report No. 09-674. February 2009. Abstract. PDF.
Bound, John, Michael Lovenheim, and Sarah E. Turner. 2010. "Increasing time to baccalaureate degree in the United States." Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research)Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Abstract.