Carl Hedman is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. His work focuses on examining policy issues surrounding economic and racial residential segregation, neighborhood change, early childhood education, financial services, and housing affordability. He has worked on several projects, including the Neighborhood Change Database, Mapping America’s Futures, and Down Payment Assistance: An Assessment of the LIFT Program.
Before joining Urban, Hedman was an intern at the Coalition for a Livable Future, where he worked to address housing and resource equity issues in the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area.
Hedman received his BA in economics from Reed College.