Margaret Andersen

Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Global

Margaret Andersen is a Senior Policy Associate at J-PAL Global, where she works on the Education sector. In this position, she manages the Post-Primary Education Initiative, writes policy publications, cultivates research partnerships, and promotes evidence-informed policymaking.

Prior to joining J-PAL full-time in 2019, Margaret worked as a summer intern for J-PAL’s Policy & Communications Group, spent a semester studying in Ecuador, and tutored for undergraduate econometrics courses at Boston College.

Margaret graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston College with a BA in economics and a minor in international studies. She received the Alice E. Bourneuf Award, distinguishing her as one of the two most outstanding Economics majors in her graduating class.