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Eve Mefferd
Research Assistant
Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population

Eve Mefferd is a research assistant in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population. She applies qualitative and quantitative methods to research focused on child care and early education. Before joining Urban, she was a research assistant on the economic security, mobility, and equity team at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, where her work focused on job quality and income security, labor rights and equitable workplaces, race and gender pay equity, and the care economy. Mefferd holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and public policy with a focus on socioeconomic class, spatial justice, and educational policy from Bennington College and received a certificate in public policy analysis from the London School of Economics.

Research Areas
Children and youth
Economic mobility and inequality
Race and equity
Assistance for women and children
Child care and early childhood education
Economic well-being
Inequality and mobility
Job quality and workplace standards
Race, gender, class, and ethnicity