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Steven Brown

Steven Brown

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Steven Brown is an affiliated scholar in the Executive Office and a contributor to the Inequality and Mobility Initiative at the Urban Institute. He is also a doctoral candidate at Harvard University and a doctoral fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. His research generally concerns racial and socioeconomic inequality in the United States and currently focuses on racial differences in employment and labor market outcomes. Before joining Urban, he was an analyst in the Social and Economic Policy division at Abt Associates Inc.

Brown has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation and the Ford Foundation and has published research on racial discrimination in mortgage lending and homelessness alleviation initiatives.

Brown received his BA in sociology and African American studies from Princeton University and his MA in sociology from Harvard University. He expects to complete his PhD in 2016.


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