Gabriel Weinberger

Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.P.P. in economics and statistics, Harris School at the University of Chicago; B.S. in economics, University of California, San Diego


Gabriel Weinberger is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His policy interests are in reforming the criminal justice system with a focus on the effects this would have on disadvantaged communities.

Prior to Pardee RAND, Weinberger worked at the Chapin Hall Center for Children where he served as a project associate performing research on policies aimed at children and families from low income communities. While at RAND, he has worked on projects related to education, drug policy, and crime. His academic background is concentrated on statistical analysis and economics; he has managed large administrative datasets and speaks fluent Spanish.

Weinberger graduated with a B.S. in economics management science from the University of California, San Diego, and later earned a master of public policy degree from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of Intensive Partnership Sites
  • Implementation of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

Honors & Awards

  • Dissertation Fellowship Award, Jim Lovelace Foundation