Miranda Santillo
Miranda Santillo
Policy Program Associate
Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population

Miranda Santillo is a policy program associate in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, where she works on wealth and financial well-being initiatives. Before joining Urban, Santillo served as a financial empowerment coordinator for the City of Rochester, New York, where she helped bring innovative wealth-building solutions to city residents. She has also worked to increase behavioral health supports and antipoverty solutions in Chicago.

Santillo graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in human development and holds a master’s degree in social work and social policy from the University of Chicago.

Research Areas
Economic mobility and inequality
Wealth and financial well-being
Asset and debts
Economic well-being
Family savings
Financial knowledge and capability
Financial stability
Wealth inequality
Racial inequities in economic mobility
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