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Policy Associate (Justice Policy Center)

Research public policy & economic issues. Research criminal justice issues using quantitative & qualitative research methods. Write policy memos, strategy briefs, etc. Use GIS & statistical software. Master’s in Public Policy, Economics, Sociology or related social science field. Knowledge of statistical methods, Econometrics, and GIS mapping software required. The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans. To apply, please visit
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