Mr. Mason Miller
Mr. Mason Miller is a Senior Research Analyst in IMPAQ's Advanced Analytics division. He supports projects across IMPAQ's divisions with quantitative expertise in data management, government data sources, and data science. Mr. Miller has qualitative skills as well, supporting projects with interviewing and technical assistance content creation.
Mr. Miller has experience working with data at all levels, including data management and quality control, data analysis, programming, and data modeling. Using primarily Python and Stata, he has worked with many types of data, including survey, program outcomes, experimental, web-scraped, and administrative data to perform evaluations and other quantitative-based analyses.
Mr. Miller has a deep working knowledge of widely used datasets such as the American Community Survey (ACS), the Current Population Survey (CPS), numerous data series from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and other smaller-scope datasets maintained by numerous government departments. Additionally, he has extensive experience working with non-publicly available data such as job postings and business records. As a result, he has idiosyncratic knowledge of the services provided by business record companies such as Dun & Bradstreet and LexisNexis.
Mr. Miller supplements his knowledge of data sources with a growing toolbox of data science skills. So far, he has used Python to access data in bulk via application programming interfaces (APIs), geocode phone numbers and businesses, web scrape text information, automate the downloading of documents from government websites, and perform "fuzzy string" matching of business and job training records.
While primarily supporting projects in a quantitative role, Mr. Miller has qualitative skills in interviewing, technical assistance content creation, webinar coordination, and software testing.
Mr. Miller has worked with a diverse pool of clients, ranging from foundations, local workforce boards, and all three levels of government. Examples include the Schott Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerSource North Central Florida, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Prior to joining IMPAQ, Mr. Miller had research assistantships in his undergraduate studies, as well as a research internship with a policy-oriented think tank in D.C. Those experiences fostered an interest in economic policy, particularly in the labor market.
Mr. Miller earned his bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations with a minor in economics from Cornell University in 2017.