E. C. Hedberg is a Senior Research Scientist at NORC.
Hedberg's current area of research includes investigating the design of education interventions. He was CO-PI with Larry Hedges on an IES project "State-specific Design Parameters for Designing Better Evaluation Studies" which sought to use state longitudinal data systems to provide important experimental
His current projects include an evaluation of the Oakland (CA) Promise’s Brilliant Baby program and the College Knowing and Going Survey funded by the Helios Education Foundation. The College Knowing and Going Project employs social network data to determine the associations between the social lives of high school students in Arizona and college matriculation.
Hedberg is also active in family research. He wrote his dissertation on intergenerational exchange and used multi-level models to investigate dyadic exchanges between respondents and their family members.
He has authored several methodological pieces that have appeared in education, medical, and criminological journals. His latest writing is a SAGE “little green” book on Power analysis, released January 2018. To see more of Hedberg's work, visit