Patrizia Mancini
Patrizia Mancini
Research Associate
Family Well-Being and Children’s Development

Mancini is currently one of the data managers for the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) project, an evaluation designed to rigorously test innovative program approaches to support low-income fathers in working toward economic stability and improved relationships with their children. She is responsible for managing several aspects of the data acquisition process and processing data for analysis. Previously, Mancini was an impact analyst and data archive manager for the Head Start CARES study, a national evaluation of three evidence-based strategies to improve the social and emotional development of children in Head Start. Before joining MDRC, she was a data manager at a fiduciary trust firm. Mancini received her BA in economics from the University of Parma in Italy and her MA in public policy from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.



Final Report on the Strengthening the Implementation of Responsible Fatherhood Programs (SIRF) Study

Working Paper

Video Observations from the Just Beginning Study


Findings from the B3 Exploratory Study of the DadTime Intervention


Findings from the B3 Study