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.
Ph.D Program in Economics, UC-Berkeley
Sebastian Puerta is a Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow at Opportunity Insights. Originally from Medellin, Colombia and raised in Metro Atlanta, Sebastian graduated from the University of Georgia with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics. His research interests are in segregation, education, and inequality. Prior to joining Opportunity Insights, Sebastian worked as a summer research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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