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Jacob Bowers

Jake Bowers

Jacob Bowers

Political Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Research Affiliate, 2022-23
Research Affiliate, 2021-22
Research Affiliate, 2020-21
Research Affiliate, 2019-20
Fellow, 2018-19 Study #48
Visiting Scholar, 2017-18
Research Affiliate, 2016-17

As a research affiliate in 2021-22, Jake Bowers will continue working on the CASBS Causal Inference for Social Impact Lab (CISIL). CISIL aims to improve causal evaluation of public policies. Bowers is an associate professor of political science and statistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a fellow with the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, a fellow with the Office of Evaluation Sciences, and a senior scientist with the Brown Policy Lab. He is methods director for the Evidence in Government and Politics network and co-founder of Research4Impact. His research in applied statistics and political methodology focuses on questions about statistical inference for causal effects in both randomized field experiments and observational studies. Bowers was a CASBS fellow in 2018-19 and a research affiliate since 2017-18.


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