Christopher Laubenthal

Christopher Laubenthal is a program officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he works to explore topics around data, education, and human capital through grants and programs. 


College and Career Ready Reports

06/15/15
Kansas, like Missouri, also has information currently available that addresses college preparedness, but does so only in terms of remediation coursework enrollment for every school district in Kansas that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data sources can be found, what data are included, and their context.
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The Missouri High School Graduates Report

05/15/15
Information is currently available that addresses college preparedness in terms of first year completion, grade point average, and remediation for every high school in Missouri that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data sources can be found, what data are included, and their context.
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Occupations vs. Jobs, Part II

12/12/14
Senior Analyst Christopher Laubenthal takes a deeper dive on the difference between jobs and occupations, and how each changes (or doesn't) over time.
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States Using Education Micro-data in Research

11/18/14
Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal highlights several states finding efficiencies partnering with researchers to improve understanding of their education systems.
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Technology: A New Occupation Or Just A New Job?

11/14/14
Senior Analyst Christopher Laubenthal tackles the difference between 'job' and 'occupation,' and demonstrates the surprising categorical similarities between the Publicity Men of 1912 and Social Media Marketers of 2014.
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Manufacturing and Innovation: Review of "Making in America"

12/05/13
Christopher Laubenthal, senior data analyst at the Kauffman Foundation, discusses manufacturing, innovation, and Making in America: From Innovation to Market by Suzanne Berger.
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