Ban Cheah is a Research Professor and Senior Economist at the Center on the Education and the Workforce. He serves as the main programmer and analyzes data from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics in support of the Center’s research.
Before joining the Center, Ban was a SAS programmer and systems analyst at Westat. During his tenure at Westat he provided programing support for data collection, weighting, and analysis. He most recently worked on the evaluation of the Head Start program where he implemented impact analysis using software for complex survey data and multi-level models.
Ban received a B.A. from Colby College and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.