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Tomas Monarrez

Tomas Monarrez

Research Associate

Biography

Tomas Monarrez is a research associate in the Education Policy Program at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on education policy topics as they relate to economic and racial inequality. Current research projects examine the relationship between school attendance boundary policy and the racial segregation of schools, the impact of for-profit college openings on the structure of local higher education, and the effect of state tuition equity policies on the postsecondary attainment of undocumented immigrant high school students.

Monarrez received bachelor’s degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin and earned his doctoral degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.