Jonathan Bigelow
Research Associate
Economic Mobility, Housing, and Communities

Bigelow works to design, strengthen, and evaluate programs in a variety of domains. Recently he has been leading implementation studies of housing mobility programs as part of the Creating Moves to Opportunity Demonstration in Seattle and King County, Washington, and the Supporting Moves to Opportunity Demonstration in Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Louis. He is leading data collection and analysis for the Center for Data Insights’ work with initiatives funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that are investigating and promoting the use of government administrative data in long-term study follow-up. Bigelow’s work encompasses program technical assistance, implementation research, and study operations management. Before joining MDRC, he worked in program management roles for workforce development and housing finance agencies in New York City. A graduate of Duke University and New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Bigelow lives and works in Denver, Colorado.