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Anu Rangarajan

Senior Vice President; Managing Director of International Research
  • Evaluation Research and Antipoverty Policies
  • Labor Market, Education, Nutrition, and Welfare-to-Work Initiatives
  • Programs Designed to Support People with Disabilities in Employment
Focus Areas
  • Disability
  • International Research
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Social Protection
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Education and Workforce Development
  • Human Services
About Anu

Anu is a senior vice president and managing director of Mathematica’s international unit.  She coordinates more than 50 researchers conducting research and evaluations in education, agriculture, health and nutrition, and infrastructure in Asia, Africa, and Central and South America. She is an expert in experimental and QED evaluations, cost-benefit analyses, and taught program evaluation at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University for several years. Previously, Anu played key roles on evaluations of education, labor market, welfare, nutrition, and disability in the domestic policy context. Rangarajan holds a Ph.D. in economics from Brown University.

Key Projects
  • Woman with child
    The Evaluation of The Power of Nutrition

    Mathematica is evaluating The Power of Nutrition over a period of seven years to measure its impact and influence; provide strategic, real-time feedback and inputs; and extract insights and lessons to expand and replicate this model.

Latest News
  • International Women's Day
    Mathematica Staff Mark International Women’s Day: March 8

    Mathematica’s Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation (CIPRE) studies programs and policies intended to improve the lives of women and children throughout the developing world. For International Women’s Day, several CIPRE researchers were asked to reflect on how their work has led to...

  • Mathematica Appoints Three New Senior Vice Presidents

    Mathematica Policy Research has appointed three company leaders—Anu Rangarajan, Lisa Schwartz, and Christopher Trenholm—as senior vice presidents in recognition of their contributions to international research, business practice, and health research, respectively.

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