Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative

Vincent Palacios is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Poverty & Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. He helps lead the center’s quantitative research on a wide range of issues relating to economic security and opportunity. His current projects focus on higher education, universal family care, and poverty measurement.

Previously, Vincent spent eight years at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) researching state and federal policies that reduce poverty and inequality. His most recent focus was examining national trends in income and poverty, estimating the impact of expansions to the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, training state analysts in quantitative research practices, and helping lead CBPP’s racial equity working group. Prior to that, as a member of CBPP’s State Fiscal Project, he conducted research on funding for higher education, budgeting best practices for state governments, and growing income inequality within each state. Vincent also has many years of work experience in the services sector, including retail sales, food preparation, and automotive services.

Vincent received his M.P.P. from the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his B.S. in Economics and International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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