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The New Mobility Demonstration Puts Opportunity Within Reach for Children Across the Country
Policy Associate Sebi Devlin-Foltz explores how the new $25 million for the Housing Choice Voucher mobility demonstration program will help low-income families that receive rental subsidies from the government move to higher-opportunity neighborhoods.
February 20, 2019
Get to know Policy Associate Laura Moore
Laura Moore joined our team last summer after working as a senior education advisor at the City of Nashville. Today, Moore's policy portfolio at Opportunity Insights includes work on education access for Collegiate Leaders in Increasing MoBility (CLIMB), our partnership between researchers and colleges to improve upward mobility and increase higher education access for low-income students.
January 18, 2019
The Economist Names Nathaniel Hendren One of the “Eight Best Young Economists of the Decade”
Nathaniel Hendren has been named one of “Eight Best Young Economists of the Decade” by The Economist.  He joins a short list of 32 scholars -- including Raj Chetty in 2008 -- in receiving the honor, which is only awarded once a decade since 1988.
December 18, 2018
Raj Chetty is named 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences
Chetty joins Kimberlé Crenshaw, Paul Krugman, Nicholas Lemann, and Alondra Nelson in being named Fellows of the American Academy of Political and Social Science in 2019.
December 17, 2018
David Deming Named Winner of 2018 David N. Kershaw Award and Prize
Kershaw Award is among the most prestigious awards recognizing contributions related to public policy and social science.
November 7, 2018
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