Christine D'Onofrio is Director of Poverty Research in the NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity. The office releases the annual NYCgov poverty measure, a ground breaking alternative measure of poverty in New York City. Additional data developed by the Poverty Research Team includes assists in the targeting of effective anti-poverty policies and monitoring metrics of inequality and economic mobility. Dr. D’Onofrio previously worked as a research and budget analyst and developed models to estimate the effects of taxation and tax credits on the poverty rate, including the New York City Earned Income Tax Credit.
PhD, Economics, New School for Social Research
Poverty; income distribution; taxation; economics of race, class and gender
Poverty, Policy, and Families