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Sarah Knowles

Sarah Knowles

Research Assistant

I value Urban Institute’s evidence-driven approach to social policy in the US, its commitment to informing the debate, and its creation of effective solutions for vulnerable populations.


Sarah Knowles is a research assistant in the Income and Benefits Policy Center. She works with the Welfare Rules Database and the TRIM3 Transfer Income Model. Before joining Urban, Knowles worked with the Women, Infants, and Children benefit program, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, and other welfare programs through internships. Knowles holds bachelor’s degrees in sociology and political science at Villanova University.