Ms. Carolyn Corea

Ms. Carolyn Corea is a Research Associate at IMPAQ International, LLC with seven years of experience conducting program evaluations and public policy research. 


Ms. Corea specializes in designing and conducting process evaluations that examine the fidelity of program implementation, provide formative feedback to program administrators, and document program challenges and best practices.


Ms. Corea has worked with private organizations and Federal agencies including the Department of Labor, Department of Agriculture, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining IMPAQ, Ms. Corea supported Retirement and Investor Research at the Investment Company Institute.


Ms. Corea earned her M.S.W. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2014. Ms. Corea has a B.S. in Economics from James Madison University.

IMPAQ Papers and Presentations

Gasperini, B., Corea, C., Nanda, N. & Middleton, A. (2017, November). Self-Employment Training Programs in the Aftermath of the Great Recession: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Florida. Presentation at the Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL.

Selzer, A., Corea, C. & Armstrong, K. (2017, July). Developing Partnerships with Workforce Agencies – Focusing on Creative Strategies for Authentic Collaboration. Presentation at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nanda, N., Corea, C. & Gasperini, B. (2018, January). Startups for Unemployment? A Randomized Control Trial Study in Florida. Presentation at the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Corea, C. (2015, August). A Review of Barriers and Strategies aimed at Increasing Employment among Minorities. Presentation at the National Association for Welfare Research Annual Workshop, Atlanta, GA.