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Daniel López
Research Analyst
Income and Benefits Policy Center
  • Profile
  • Outside Affiliations
  • Daniel López is a research analyst in the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on workforce development policy analysis and evaluation, postsecondary online learning, and immigration. Before joining Urban, López was a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellow in the US House of Representatives.

    López serves on the impACT board of directors for the University of Michigan Health-West and is a JR Board member for Latino Professionals. López graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in sociology.

    Research Areas
    Economic mobility and inequality
    Race and equity
    Racial equity in education
    Technology and future of learning and training
    Postsecondary education and training
    Beyond high school: education and training
    Job markets and labor force

    Outside Affiliations
    University of Michigan Health-West
    ImpACT board member
    Latino Professionals
    JR Board Member

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