Eric Dodge

Experience

    • IDinsight

    • Boston, MA (Remote)
    • July 2018Present
    • Associate Director, Monitoring
    • Lead the development of IDinsight's strategy for monitoring services. Build monitoring systems and provide advisory services on M&E for IDinsight's clients. Support the organization on various tasks related to technology and data use.
    • Evidence for Policy Design at Harvard University

    • Cambridge, MA
    • July 2013June 2018
    • Data Analytics Lead
    • Built data tools according to needs of policy partners in the Indian Government. Produced data journalism-style pieces for Indian news outlets as part of EPoD communications strategy. Supported the research team on issues like data scraping and analysis of large datasets.
    • Research Fellow  (July 2013 – June 2014)
    • Senior Research Fellow  (July 2014 – June 2015)
    • Data Analytics Lead  (July 2015 – June 2018)
    • The World Bank

    • Washington, DC (Remote)
    • January 2015December 2015
    • Data Visualization Consultant
    • Consulted on design and contributed code for various data visualization web applications.

Teaching

    • Harvard Kennedy School

    • Cambridge, MA
    • January 2013May 2013
    • Teaching Fellow
    • Taught weekly review sessions for advanced econometrics (API-210) under Professor Alberto Abadie.

Awards

    • JPAL Governance Initiative

    • $300,000 grant to fund “Can Smart Technology Systems Improve Direct Benefit Transfer Performance and Increase Participation? Evidence from MGNREGA in India.” Awarded May 2016.

Education

    • Harvard Kennedy School

    • Cambridge, MA
    • September 2010May 2012
    • Master in Public Administration in International Development
    • University of Wisconsin

    • Madison, WI
    • September 2004December 2007
      • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
      • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Publications

Honors

    • Public Service Fellowship

    • September 2010
    • Tuition waiver awarded to Kennedy School students who show strong commitment to public service.
    • Second Year Policy Analysis

    • May 2012
    • Honorable mention for masters thesis - “Food Security and Rice Price Stabilization in Indonesia: Analysis of Policy Responses”.

Skills

    • Programming

    • Python · JavaScript · HTML5/CSS3 · PHP · SQL
    • Software

    • Stata · Adobe Illustrator
    • Languages

    • French (proficient) · Hindi (basic)