Glencora Haskins is the Senior Research Analyst and Applied Research Manager at Brookings Metro, where she researches place-based strategies for inclusive economic development. As part of the Applied Research team, Haskins works with local leaders, regional implementers, and federal officials to translate and codify new insights on regional policy and programmatic solutions that can be scaled nationally.
Haskins’s recent work follows the federal government’s new modern industrial strategy, and how targeted regional investments in innovation, talent, and infrastructure can create economic opportunity for more people in more places. She also leads the production of Brookings Metro’s Local Government ARPA Investment Tracker and annual Metro Monitor, which support local and regional leaders in making data-driven decisions based on current and actionable insights about their communities.
Haskins earned her Master of Science in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to her work at Brookings, Haskins used her background in economics to develop and manage analytical models focused on the impact of tourism and arts and cultural institutions in state and local economies across the eastern U.S.
- Johns Hopkins University, M.S., Applied Economics, 2021
- Rollins College, B.A., Economics, 2018