Davin Reed is a fifth year doctoral student at New York University's Wagner School and a doctoral fellow at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. His research addresses questions in urban economics and labor economics. He is broadly interested in the challenges and opportunities that cities and neighborhoods present to different households and the role of housing policy in shaping those challenges and opportunities. He is currently working on research on contributors to homelessness; effects of eviction and housing instability; causes of gentrification; and the welfare and distributional effects of gentrification. Before Wagner, he worked for four years at the Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco and for two years at Mathematica Policy Research in Oakland. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Macalester College.