Gabe Schwartz

Among other things, I do public policy research at Abt Associates, focusing on low-income people's access to community and government resources as well as the impact of those resources. Hopefully, that effort will help empower people to build happier, healthier lives. Geospatial, quantitative, & qualitatitve.

Recent work includes:

  • Geospatial analysis of the Healthy Incentives Pilot, investigating whether the impact of a monetary incentive to purchase fruits and vegetables for SNAP participants differed in food deserts (see our article in the Huffington Post)
  • Surveying State WIC agencies about the implementation of the Loving Support Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program
  • Qualitative work to understand how a parnership between Federal and local government could help build a more responsive federal workforce

I've also worked as:

  • a family health advocate at Health Leads Providence (connecting families to resources they need to address the social determinants of their health)
  • a sexual assault prevention peer educator
  • a queer student organizer

+ making maps, botany, & infographics.