Irvin Mull Jr. is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban institute. His research interests include urban economics, poverty alleviation, public policy, and public economics. He is also interested in finding more efficient and effective ways to use economics as a policy tool.
Before joining Urban, Mull interned with the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and DC Public Schools. While an undergraduate, he researched the impacts of federal education policy and the challenges facing young adults’ transition to adulthood.
Mull graduated magna cum laude from Howard University with BAs in economics and political science. He is a recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship and the Public Policy and International Affairs fellowship and was a student in the American Economic Association Summer Program.