Josh Furgeson

Josh Furgeson

Senior Research Fellow

Josh Furgeson is a 3ie senior research fellow with more than 15 years of experience in program evaluation and systematic reviews. His work focuses on impact evaluations, qualitative implementation analyses, and systematic reviews.

He is currently an independent consultant, working on evaluation and systematic review projects with non-profit organizations, start-ups, and governments. As a senior research at Mathematica and a consultant, Josh has conducted both experimental and quasi-experimental impact analyses. He has also worked on the US Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse, where he led the development of several practice guides and was the lead methodologist for the special education systematic reviews.

Josh holds a PhD in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and is the author of reports, book chapters, and several peer-reviewed journal articles. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and NPR.

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