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Nikhita Airi
Research Associate
Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Nikhita Airi is a research associate in the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and a contributor to the Urban Institute’s State and Local Finance Initiative. Her research focuses on the earned income tax credit and child tax credit, state income and sales taxes, and federal grants to state and local governments.

Airi holds a BA in economics from Reed College.

Research Areas
Economic mobility and inequality
Neighborhoods, cities, and metros
Social safety net
State and local finance
Taxes and budgets
Wealth and financial well-being
Taxes and social policy
Federal budget and economy
State and local tax issues
Welfare and safety net programs