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Austin Nichols

Austin Nichols



Senior Research Associate


Austin Nichols is a Senior Research Associate in The Urban Institute's Income and Benefits Policy Center (and an affiliate of the Tax Policy Center and the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research) who specializes in applied econometrics, labor economics, and public finance. His research focuses on the well-being of families and social insurance programs, including work on child poverty, disability insurance, income volatility, and economic mobility (within and across generations). He also studies education, health, and labor market interventions, and determinants of poverty and economic inequality. He holds an MPP from Harvard and a PhD in Economics from the Unversity of Michigan.

Publications by topic:
Employment
Poverty
Health and Health Care
Disabilities
Race, Ethnicity, Gender
Education
General Tax Policy

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