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John Marotta

John Marotta

Research Analyst

Evidence-based workforce development policy is key to ensuring economic mobility and family financial security. Urban is a place where passionate, talented researchers are committed to ensuring access to opportunity for all, regardless of class, race, or birthplace.


John Marotta is a research analyst in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, where he studies economic opportunity and skills. He was previously senior program manager at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC), where he managed multimethods research projects and facilitated the development of talent strategic action plans for regional economic development organizations. Before joining CREC, Marotta was a special assistant for the DC Department of Employment Services, where he conducted labor market research and led performance management and interagency strategic planning efforts.

Marotta holds a BA in economics from Hofstra University and an MPP from Georgetown University.


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