Joe Peck is a research assistant in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on the intersection of work and economic mobility, with an emphasis on organized labor, wages, and standards in work.
Peck has previously aided research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Yale Sociology Department, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Outside of Urban, he has worked with Laura Adler, assistant professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management, and Katherine S. Newman, distinguished professor of sociology and public policy at the University of California, Berkeley.
Peck holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University.