The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


Benjamin Goodrich

Lecturer in the Discipline of Political Science



Ben Goodrich's primary research area is quantitative analysis, focusing on developing algorithms to understand social and political problems. Before joining the SIPA faculty, Goodrich taught in the Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences master's program at Columbia where he is now a Lecturer and was a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia's Applied Statistics Center. He received his Ph.D in Government and Social Policy from Harvard University in 2010.



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