Robert Collinson

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Rob is a second year doctoral student at NYU Wagner and a doctoral fellow at the Furman Center.  Previously, he served as an analyst in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), where he provided data and analytical support to HUD program offices and senior leadership on a wide-range of policy issues.  His research interests span urban, public, and labor economics.  In a recent paper with Peter Ganong, he examined the economic incidence of housing vouchers.  Currently, he is assisting on Furman Center research on the intersection of housing vouchers and schools.  Rob has a Master’s degree from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio.