Kevin Corinth is a research fellow in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he focuses on homelessness and the programs and policies put in place to assist the homeless. His research includes the causes of homelessness, designing performance-based incentives for homeless assistance programs, the effect of homeless migration on how cities provide services for the homeless, and policies to better reintegrate the homeless back into society.
Before joining AEI, Corinth was a lecturer in microeconomics at the University of Chicago. He has also worked as a research analyst with the Analysis Group in Boston.
Corinth has a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Boston College and a master’s and doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago.
Lecturer, Intermediate Microeconomics, University of Chicago, 2012
Research Analyst, Analysis Group, Boston, MA, 2006–08
B.A. in economics and political science, Boston College
M.A. and Ph.D. in economics, University of Chicago
The poverty statistics that the Census Bureau released earlier this week exclude the homeless. How can we ever really win the war on poverty if we don’t even count some of the worst off among us? It’s time to add the homeless to the national conversation