The Urban Institute
Elisabeth Jacobs is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population. She is also the deputy director of WorkRise. Jacobs is the former senior director for Family Economic Security at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, she was a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a co-founder of Brookings’ Social Mobility Memos blog. Earlier in her career, she served as senior policy advisor to the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, and as an advisor to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from Harvard University.
November 20, 2019
Eva Longoria on Latina Equal Pay Day: ‘The stats are shocking—and we need to do better to help women’
June 21, 2019
UNICEF Study Confirms: The U.S. Ranks Last For Family-Friendly Policies