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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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M.A. in applied economics, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in mathematics and economics, Bucknell University

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Diana G. Carew is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. Her research areas include higher education, workforce development, digitization of jobs, human capital strategic planning, technology and telecommunications policy, and regulatory reform. She is currently working on several projects that focus on approaches to improving postsecondary success, including studies on how the internet will impact youth employment and the role of developmental education at sub-baccalaureate institutions.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was an economist and director of the Young American Prosperity Project at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. She worked on issues related to innovation and growth in the U.S., including technology policy, regulatory reform, infrastructure, and private investment. She also led the institute’s work on the economic obstacles affecting young Americans, such as youth employment, student debt, and higher education reform.

Carew previously worked for the Export-Import Bank, developing a methodology to quantify the number of jobs supported by its financing. She also worked for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, where she was a contributing author of the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Her research interests include labor markets, education reform, postsecondary education programs, infrastructure, public-sector governance, the Internet, and science, technology, and innovation policy. She has an M.A. in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Bucknell University.


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