Joshua Choper is an academic visitor in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on metropolitan economic development and improving educational opportunities and outcomes for children in low-income households.
Previously, Choper was a public education intern at Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, where he helped research and implement interventions to improve early learning outcomes for children in Chicago's Far South Side. He was also a public service intern for the City of Chicago's Commission on Human Relations, where he researched human rights issues facing Chicago and analyzed potential amendments to the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance. He is currently an associate with Phoenix Development Fund, a Chicago nonprofit that provides pro-bono business consulting services to small businesses on the South Side.
Choper is currently pursuing a joint BA/MPP at the University of Chicago.
Research AreasEconomic Growth and Productivity Education and Training Housing and Housing Finance Poverty, Vulnerability, and the Safety Net Children Neighborhoods, Cities, and Metros Race and Ethnicity
Centers & InitiativesMetropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
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