Zack Goodman is a Senior Data Scientist at Recidiviz, currently working on the Policy Memos team. He joins us from UC San Diego where his academic research includes estimating the impacts of tax policies on nutritional choices and conducting field experiments to help improve teaching methods. Previously, Zack interned at Quora and built a website, GPSRace, that facilitates safe cycling competition during the COVID-19 pandemic. When not in front of the computer, he loves training for (para)triathlon and can usually be found swimming, biking, or running. In June, Zack will graduate with a Ph.D. in Economics from UC San Diego and currently holds a B.S. in Economics and Mechanical Engineering from NC State University.