Owen McCarthy provides statistical modeling and data management support for a variety of evaluations and Poverty Lab research initiatives.

Before joining Urban Labs, Owen developed machine learning methods and predictive analytics solutions for federal clients with Novetta Solutions. Prior to that, he spent several years at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC performing applied quantitative social science research in epidemiology, health economics, governance, and international aid effectiveness.

He holds a BA in political science and economics from Boston University.