Lucy Hadley is an Education Finance Research Associate at WestEd, where she supports the work of the Strategic Resource Planning and Implementation team.
Her projects include analyses of early childhood and K–12 funding systems, as well as cost analyses of specific programs and curricula. Hadley contributes school finance and data visualization expertise to several funding stream visualization projects. Her areas of expertise include state financial data systems, financial transparency, quasi-experimental design, and data visualization.
Prior to joining WestEd, Hadley led the development of a national dataset of school expenditures at the Edunomics Lab.
Hadley received a BA in English Literature from Colby College and an MA of Public Policy from Georgetown University.