Jillian Berk

Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Jillian Berk is a senior researcher and associate director of research at Mathematica Policy Research. Her research examines employment and training programs for economically vulnerable populations, including dislocated workers, older workers, workers with disabilities, and ex-offenders. Recent projects include the national evaluation of Trade Adjustment Assistance program, an evaluation of the Virginia Community College System’s efforts to better meet the education and training needs of adult students, an evaluation of U.S. Department of Labor-funded youth offender programs, and a study on the impact of the subsidization of COBRA health insurance on the take-up of coverage and other health and employment outcomes. She holds a doctorate in economics from Brown University.