Jack Kroger

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Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Santa Monica Office


M.Sc. in development studies, The London School of Economics and Political Science; B.S. in economics and statistics, Carnegie Mellon University


Jack Kroger is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. He received a masters degree in development studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a bachelors degree with majors in economics and statistics and international relations from Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include development economics and financing, poverty alleviation, international affairs, and social and economic well-being.

Kroger's recent work prior to joining RAND included generating survey and interview questions for corporate finance leaders and budget owners, drafting a case study to share best practices around nonfinancial investment criteria, and assisting with literature reviews, hypothesis generation, and survey and interview creation for major research initiatives. He has also recently assisted with academic research coding estimates for a meta-analysis evaluating the performance of non-experimental methods using within-study comparison design.