Opportunity Insights supports policymakers, practitioners, and communities to use our research and data to develop evidence-based solutions for improved economic mobility.
A central part of Opportunity Insights’ mission is to train the next generation of researchers and policy leaders on methods to study and improve economic opportunity and related social problems.
Based at Harvard University, our team of researchers and policy analysts work together to analyze new data and create a platform for local stakeholders to make more informed decisions.
Arjun Shanmugam is a Predoctoral Fellow at Opportunity Insights studying higher education and working with Drs. Raj Chetty, David Deming, and John Friedman. He graduated from Brown University in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science-Economics. Before joining Opportunity Insights, he worked on projects in machine learning, natural language processing, and urban economics.
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