Kelsey
Schaberg
Research Associate

Schaberg, a quantitative researcher in the Low-Wage Workers and Communities policy area, joined MDRC in 2012. She is currently the data manager on the evaluation of the TechHire and Strengthening Working Families Initiative grant programs and a project focused on microlending in the United States. She is also on the data and impact teams for the WorkAdvance evaluation and a team leader on a project assessing the feasibility of using administrative data to evaluate long-term outcomes. Previously, she was the lead programmer on the Subprime Lending Data Exploration project, which used “big data” to examine the patterns of and needs for subprime loans. Across these projects, Schaberg’s responsibilities include data acquisition and processing, impact analyses, and report writing. Schaberg holds an MS in urban policy analysis and management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at the New School, and a BA in English from Miami University.