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Katya Abazajian is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. She works in multiple subject areas including consumer financial protection, neighborhood development, and the preservation of affordable housing in Washington, DC. Since starting at Urban, Abazajian has been involved with the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, the NeighborhoodInfo DC program, Promise

Martin Abravanel is a senior research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where he has designed and directed various research and evaluation projects covering low-income housing programs; community development and revitalization programs; the fair housing law; and performance measurement—the latter including studies of customer satisfaction as well as national service. Abravanel

Gregory Acs is the director of the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where his research focuses on social insurance, social welfare, and the compensation of workers. He recently completed a study of the factors contributing to persistently high unemployment in the United States and policy responses to that problem. In addition, Acs has studied the low-wage labor market, changes in welfare policies and how they have

Gina Adams, a senior fellow in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, is a national expert on factors that shape the affordability, quality, and supply of child care/early education services, and the ability of low-income families to benefit from them. Since the mid-1980s, she has worked on a range of child care and early education programs, including child care subsidies, Head Start/Early Head Start, state

William Adams is a senior research associate in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where he conducts research on the federal criminal justice system, federal sentencing and corrections, crimes in Indian country, and human trafficking. His areas of expertise include criminal justice policy, justice statistics, the federal justice system, federal sentencing, and corrections. At Urban, Adams directs projects focused on

Sade Adeeyo is a research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. She works primarily with the Program on Neighborhoods and Youth Development team, focused on building multigenerational, place-based interventions in public housing communities. Currently, she is part of the Promoting Adolescent Sexual Health and Safety project. Before joining Urban, Adeeyo worked at the Black Women's

Theresa Anderson is a research associate in the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she works primarily on completing evaluations of workforce development programs. She has worked on evaluations of programs such as the Health Profession Opportunity Grants, Accelerating Opportunity, Family-Centered Community Change, and the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program. She has expertise on a wide range of

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