Senior Policy Analyst

Vincent Palacios was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative. He led the Center’s quantitative research on a wide range of issues relating to economic security and opportunity. He also led policy development and research projects on postsecondary education and caregiving.

Previously, Vincent worked at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) researching federal and state policies that reduce poverty and inequality. His work on the Income and Poverty Trends team included 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 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.

In his personal time, Vincent enjoys working with the earth in the garden and tinkering with mechanical repairs.