Patricia Saenz-Armstrong Senior Economist
Patricia Saenz-Armstrong manages the Teacher Contract Database and State Teacher Policy Database, leading data collection and analysis to surface critical policy trends. Patricia earned her PhD in Economics from George Mason University. She also holds a master's degree in Economics from Texas A&M University and a bachelor's in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico in her native Lima, Peru. Before joining NCTQ, she worked in think tanks, business associations, government agencies and international organizations both in Peru and the United States, and she has published articles in the Peruvian press and in peer reviewed journals. Patricia's fields of expertise are labor economics and quantitative analysis.