Hellary Zhang

Hellary is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Professors Josh Angrist and Parag Pathak. She grad­u­at­ed in 2018 from Harvard University, where she stud­ied applied math­e­mat­ics and eco­nom­ics. Prior to join­ing SEII, Hellary worked as a Research Analyst at The Brattle Group, an eco­nom­ic con­sult­ing firm. At SEII, Hellary is involved in eval­u­at­ing the impact […]

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Robert Upton

Robert is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Parag Pathak. He grad­u­at­ed from MIT in 2020, where he stud­ied Mathematics and Economics. At SEII, Robert is involved in eval­u­at­ing the impact of mil­i­tary match­ing mar­kets on offi­cer diver­si­ty, reten­tion and suc­cess. Robert’s main research inter­ests lie in labor eco­nom­ics and econometrics.

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Julia Turner

Julia is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Professors Josh Angrist, David Autor, Sally Hudson, and Amanda Pallais. She grad­u­at­ed in 2019 from Amherst College, where she stud­ied eco­nom­ics and English. At SEII, Julia is involved in eval­u­at­ing the impact of schol­ar­ship fund­ing on col­lege enroll­ment, per­sis­tence, and labor mar­ket out­comes. Julia’s research inter­ests are […]

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Chetan Patel

Chetan is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Professor Parag Pathak. He grad­u­at­ed from Williams College in 2018, where he stud­ied math­e­mat­ics and com­put­er sci­ence. Prior to join­ing SEII, he worked as an Associate at EY-Parthenon, a strat­e­gy con­sult­ing firm. At SEII, Chetan is involved with pol­i­cy sim­u­la­tions of cen­tral­ized assign­ment mech­a­nisms. Chetan’s research interests […]

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Vendela Norman

Vendela is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Joshua Angrist and Parag Pathak. She has a BA in eco­nom­ics from Cornell University (2018) and an MSc in eco­nom­ics from the RoME pro­gram at LUISS-EIEF (2020). At SEII, she works on projects eval­u­at­ing the impact of cen­tral­ized assign­ment mech­a­nisms on school demo­graph­ics and stu­dent achieve­ment. Vendela’s […]

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Eli Mogel

Eli Mogel is a research fel­low aid­ing Parag Pathak. Prior to SEII, he taught English in Vietnam and recent­ly com­plet­ed a master’s in pub­lic pol­i­cy from UC San Diego. At SEII, he is involved in projects relat­ed to match­ing cadets to posi­tions in the US Army and on school effec­tive­ness research across the US. His […]

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Nicolas Jimenez

Nicolas is a pre-doc­­tor­al research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Joshua Angrist and Parag Pathak. He grad­u­at­ed from Yale University in 2019, where he stud­ied eco­nom­ics and applied math­e­mat­ics. At SEII, he is involved in eval­u­at­ing the impact of high school choice pro­grams on stu­dent out­comes, as well as in assess­ing school effec­tive­ness by study­ing centralized […]

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Rebecca Jackson

Rebecca is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Professors David Autor, Daron Acemoglu, and John Van Reenen. She grad­u­at­ed from Cornell University with a degree in Policy Analysis and Management. Prior to com­ing to MIT, Rebecca worked for a pol­i­cy eval­u­a­tion firm in Washington, D.C. Rebecca’s research at MIT revolves around assess­ing the impacts of […]

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Caroline Chin

Caroline Chin is a mas­ter’s stu­dent in Computer Science pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Professors David Autor, Daron Acemoglu, and John Van Reenen. She grad­u­at­ed from MIT in 2016 with a degree in Computer Science. She worked on the Siri team at Apple and in the Analytics team at the American Civil Liberties Union before return­ing to […]

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Jimmy Chin

Jimmy is a research fel­low pro­vid­ing assis­tance to Josh Angrist, Parag Pathak, Peter Hull, and Chris Walters. He grad­u­at­ed from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018, where he stud­ied eco­nom­ics and Asian stud­ies. Prior to join­ing SEII, he worked as an assis­tant ana­lyst at the Congressional Budget Office. At SEII, Jimmy […]

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