Teryn Mattox

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Senior Quantitative Analyst
Off Site Office


M.P.A. in international development, Harvard University; B.A. in economics, Pomona College


Teryn Mattox is a senior quantitative analyst at the RAND Corporation. Mattox has expertise in the areas of evidence-based child policy and practice including early childhood interventions, program evaluation, and econometric analysis. She has been lead author for numerous reports on using evidence-based information to improve outcomes for children. Mattox also has expertise in in project planning and administration, managing some of the largest projects in the organization; since 2007 she has managed projects typically involving multiple tasks, large research teams spread over several sites, significant data security oversight, and detailed reporting requirements. Many of these projects have been in partnership with or on behalf of large governmental organizations including the Veteran’s Health Administration, California Department of Social Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and the European Union. Teryn received an M.P.A. in International Development from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Economics from Pomona College.  Previously, she has served as a strategic management consultant with Bain and Company, a research intern with UNICEF India, and a research analyst with First 5 Los Angeles.

Recent Projects

  • Financial Literacy Research Consortium


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    New Numbers May Suggest a Trend Toward Declining Disapproval of the ACA

    For the past four weeks, the percentage of individuals with a favorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has remained stable. However, we are seeing in this week’s numbers a decline in unfavorable opinion accompanied by an uptick in the percentage of individuals who say “don’t know”.

    Jan 31, 2014

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    Support for Implementing Home Visiting Under the Affordable Care Act

    One groundbreaking provision of the Affordable Care Act is its funding for home visiting programs that match the parents of young children with trained specialists who provide information, social support, parental skill instruction, and more.

    Jan 8, 2014 The RAND Blog