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Andrew Gaidus, MEM
Research Associate I

Andrew Gaidus has been a Research Associate at the Prevention Research Center in Oakland since October 2013. Andrew received his BA in Environmental Policy from Williams College in 2011 and his Masters of Environmental Management from Yale University in 2013.

Andrew has a background in Quantitative Policy Analysis, specializing in GIS and Spatial Analysis; Statistics; and Economics. He is fluent in the Python programming language, which he uses to automate and aggregate data cleaning and data prep, data analysis, GIS, and data presentation. At PRC, Andrew manages and analyzes with very large (e.g., state and national), complex (e.g., hierarchical), and time series databases. These analyses are typically Bayesian statistical models that account for spatially-structured relationships (e.g., spatial autocorrelation).

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180 Grand Avenue
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

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