Robert Lerman

Dr. Robert Lerman, an expert on social policy, apprenticeship, and family policy, is an Institute Fellow at Urban Institute and an economics professor at American University.

'Low-Income Housing' Doesn't Actually Exist

Bad terminology can create bad policy. Nowhere is this more evident than in housing.

Redefining Inequality So It Actually Means Something

Measures that don't account for location fail to capture purchasing power differences.