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Addressing Black Opportunity in America
Deputy Policy Director Laura Moore says to improve upward mobility broadly in America we must have a concerted focus around improving black opportunity generally and for black men specifically. We can’t do this alone.
March 12, 2019
Opportunity Insights Releases New Method to Protect Privacy When Conducting Research
New paper released as part of a collaboration with the US Census Bureau and researchers from the Harvard Privacy Tool Project adapts tools from the formal privacy literature (part of Computer Science and cryptography) to address privacy concerns in practical settings.
March 11, 2019
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
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