Jared Smith
Senior Associate, MDRC Center for Applied Behavioral Science

Smith works in the Center for Applied Behavioral Science, where he leads data management for the center and contributes to data analysis for the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency-Next Generation project. His research on previous projects, including Opportunity NYC, has focused on the effect of cash transfers and financial incentives on low-income families. Smith has 20 years of experience managing the acquisition, processing, and analysis of data files from government agencies, schools, surveys, and experimental studies, and contributes to MDRC’s in-house knowledge of data management. Smith received a master’s degree in economics from Northwestern University.