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Joe Peck
Research Assistant
Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population

Joe Peck is a research assistant in the Executive Office of Research at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on the intersection of work and economic mobility, with a particular interest in scheduling regulations, work-related tax credits, and patterns of wage growth across industries. 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 Urban, he works 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. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University and is a master’s student in social research at University College London.

Research Areas
Economic mobility and inequality