Metropolitan Policy Program

Jonathan Rothwell
Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program


Jonathan Rothwell is a fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings. His research covers a variety of topics on the sources of regional and national economic growth and prosperity with a focus on human capital and innovation. He has written Brookings reports on the labor market for education and skills, the economic consequences of patents and science and technical knowledge, the cleantech industry, and how land regulations create income segregation and unequal access to high-performing public schools. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State, a master’s degree in economics from the New School, and a doctorate in policy from Princeton University.

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