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Alan Berube

Alan Berube

Senior Fellow and Deputy Director - Brookings Metro

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Alan Berube is a Senior Fellow and the Deputy Director at Brookings Metro. In this role, Berube coordinates and amplifies research from across Brookings Metro on how to strengthen economic opportunity in regions, cities, and communities. Berube has also authored dozens of Brookings publications on economic and demographic trends in metropolitan areas, social policies affecting families and communities, and the role of cities in a globalizing economy. Berube is co-author of “Confronting Suburban Poverty in America” (Brookings Press, 2013). Prior to joining Brookings in 2001, Berube was a policy advisor in the Office of Community Development Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, and a researcher at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Berube holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Stanford University. In 2004, Berube served as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy at the UK Treasury, focusing on mixed-income housing policy.

For speaking engagement inquiries, please fill out and submit this form.


Alan Berube is a Senior Fellow and the Deputy Director at Brookings Metro. In this role, Berube coordinates and amplifies research from across Brookings Metro on how to strengthen economic opportunity in regions, cities, and communities. Berube has also authored dozens of Brookings publications on economic and demographic trends in metropolitan areas, social policies affecting families and communities, and the role of cities in a globalizing economy. Berube is co-author of “Confronting Suburban Poverty in America” (Brookings Press, 2013). Prior to joining Brookings in 2001, Berube was a policy advisor in the Office of Community Development Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, and a researcher at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Berube holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Stanford University. In 2004, Berube served as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy at the UK Treasury, focusing on mixed-income housing policy.

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