Carolyn J. Heinrich
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Heinrich’s research focuses on education and social welfare policy, public management and performance management, and social program evaluation. She is currently engaged in research to improve education and training program effectiveness, including the evaluation of K-12 public school interventions and federal workforce development programs, as well as other ongoing research on labor market outcomes for low-skilled and disadvantaged workers, performance management and contracting, and poverty reduction efforts. She frequently works with federal, state and local governments and also collaborates with nongovernmental organizations such as the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, UNICEF and others in research to improve program and policy design and the impacts of social protection and poverty reduction efforts in middle-income and developing countries.