Michael Jackson is a Researcher in the Research and Evaluation: Domestic program at AIR. He specializes in methodological research to inform the design and analysis of large-scale survey data collections, including the National Household Education Survey (NHES), School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), and National Training, Education, and Workforce Survey (NTEWS). His primary research interest is in predictive modeling of survey response behavior, the development of adaptive survey designs, and the design of randomized methodological experiments. He also has extensive experience in analyzing the impact of alternative sample designs, developing weighting approaches to correct for nonresponse bias, and evaluating the utility of linked administrative data. Additionally, he supervises data quality checks and disclosure prevention edits for restricted- and public-use data files.
Jackson has presented his research at various professional conferences, including the American Statistical Association’s Joint Statistical Meetings, and annual meetings of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. He holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Catholic University of America.