The Urban Institute’s staff of more than 550 includes social scientists, economists, communicators, mathematicians, demographers, and data scientists.

We are truth seekers, problem solvers, and strategic advisers.

We are driven by a passion to ensure that everyone—regardless of income, race or ethnicity, education, or zip code—has the chance to achieve their highest potential.

WE ARE TRUTH-SEEKERS. WE FOLLOW THE EVIDENCE, EVEN WHEN THE DIRECTION IS UNEXPECTED.