Matt Eldridge is a policy associate in the Research to Action Lab at the Urban Institute and the research products manager of Urban’s Pay for Success Initiative. His work focuses on pay for success and other forms of results-based financing and impact investing. He has a keen interest in the potential for innovative financing solutions and evidence-based policymaking to yield improved social and environmental outcomes domestically and internationally. Before joining Urban, Eldridge worked on aid effectiveness and portfolio management at the World Bank and on financial services regulatory issues for private-sector clients. He earned his BA from Virginia Tech and his MSc from the London School of Economics, both in international development.