Fellow, Higher Education Finance
Raquel Merced is a Senior Business Intelligence Engineer for a private financial technology firm and a Research Fellow with the Jain Family Institute’s Higher Education Finance initiative. She holds a master’s degree in education from the University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Rutgers University. Her experience includes involvement with research and statistical analysis, risk analyst for FIS, a large financial technology firm, and the application of technology in math education. Raquel seeks to apply mathematics and data analysis tools to improve education and to better understand the consequences of the policies being offered to respond to the issues facing society today.