Jason Coupet is the Principal Investigator of the Public Performance Lab. Jason’s PhD is in Strategic Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and his BA in Economics from the University of Michigan. His research interests include strategic management, Data Envelopment Analysis, performance measurement, organizational economics, research methods, and the political economy of organizations. He was also a National Science Foundation Mentoring Fellow in Economics at Duke University. His research has appeared in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Public Performance & Management Review, Business Strategy & the Environment, Administration & Society, and Nonprofit Management & Leadership, among others. His work has been funded by the Sloan Foundation, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. His work has been covered by The Washington Post, The Conversation, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is a member of the APPAM policy council, and the Data Science Working Group at ARNOVA. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Administrative Sciences. He also enjoys food, running, weightlifting, and is a college and pro basketball nut.