Elizabeth Kneebone

Elizabeth Kneebone

Former Nonresident Senior Fellow

Elizabeth Kneebone is a former nonresident senior fellow at Brookings Metro and co-author of “Confronting Suburban Poverty in America” (Brookings Press, 2013).

Kneebone has authored a number of Brookings reports, including “The Great Recession and Poverty in Metropolitan America,” “Job Sprawl Revisited: The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Employment,” and “Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit to Benefit Families and Places.” Kneebone served as co-author on several other reports, including “The Re-Emergence of Concentrated Poverty: Metropolitan Trends in the 2000s,” “Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America,” and “Responding to the New Geography of Poverty: Recent Trends in the Earned Income Tax Credit.”

  • Current Positions

    • Assistant Vice President, Community Development Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Past Positions

    • Research Director, UC Berkeley Terner Center for Housing Innovation
    • Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
    • Project Consultant, RW Ventures
    • Research Project Manager, IFF (Formerly known as Illinois Facilities Fund)
  • Education

    • M.P.P., University of Chicago, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
    • B.A, Indiana University, History
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