Yael Katz

Yael Katz
Quantitative Analyst


M.A. in economics, University of Chicago; B.A. in economics, UC Irvine


Yael Katz (she/her) is a quantitative analyst at RAND. She recently completed an IPA with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau where she researched reservists and their SCRA rights. Katz is an IES WWC certified reviewer. She has worked on a variety of different topics at RAND, such as education, workforce development, labor, and disability, with many projects overlapping with RAND's Army Research Division. Prior to grad school, she worked for a public finance consulting firm that specialized in using California's Proposition 13 to create special tax districts. She has a Master's in economics from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in economics from UC Irvine.