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Samuel Dastrup

Samuel Dastrup is a Senior Analyst at Abt Associates. He is an experienced applied micro-economist with a demonstrated ability of rigorous but practical empirical research and evaluation. A leader of research teams examining the effectiveness of approaches to assisting homeless families, low-income renters, and low-income workers seeking additional training, Dastrup is also skilled in empirical research and evaluation, Stata, Statistics, Microsoft Excel, and experience with SQL, Perl, ArcGIS, and Matlab. Dastrup is the author of public-facing policy reports and summaries, technical reports for policy-makers, and peer-reviewed academic journal articles with a PhD Economics from the University of California, San Diego.