Benjamin Colaiaco

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Assistant Policy Analyst; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Pittsburgh Office


B.S. in mathematics, University of Pittsburgh; M.A. in international development, University of Pittsburgh


Ben Colaiaco is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. He has a master's degree in international development and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Colaiaco was a strategic analyst at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, focusing on social services provided through Medicaid. He also worked on a study of language access in California. His interests include program evaluation, improving the quality of healthcare for vulnerable populations, and international development.