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Jeffrey Levy

Jeffrey Levy

Programmer and Data Scientist


Jeffrey Levy is a programmer and data scientist in the information technology department at the Urban Institute. He works on research programming across multiple platforms, including Python, R, Stata, and SAS. He also works with the Apache Spark distributed computing environment to bring big data capabilities to social science research.

Levy earned his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University and is a doctoral candidate in economics at American University. His dissertation focuses on economic uncertainty and macroeconomic dynamics.


Information Technology