Zack Barnett-Howell is a postdoctoral associate at Yale University’s MacMillan Center. His research interests include migration, development economics, and political economy. He works on optimization under uncertainty and applied machine learning.
PhD in Applied Economics and Political Science, 2018
University of Wisconsin - Madison
MA in History, 2009
BA in Political Science and International Studies, 2007
University of Washington
The Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) advances research on the effects of policy interventions when delivered at scale. While evaluation techniques for pilot-scale programs are well developed, complexities arise when we contemplate scaling up interventions to create policy change.