Hannah Emple

Policy Analyst, Asset Building Program
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Hannah Emple is a policy analyst with the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation. She provides research, analysis, and programmatic support on a range of topics related to household economic security and federal asset building policy. In particular, she focuses on U.S. housing policy, racial wealth disparities, and strategies to improve public benefits programs to promote the financial stability of low- and middle-income families.
 
Prior to joining the New America Foundation in 2011, Ms. Emple was a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow and conducted research in both Baltimore and Washington, D.C. about community-level barriers to food access, recent changes to federal nutrition programs, and the impact of social and economic policies on people with low income. Ms. Emple holds a B.A. in Geography and Community & Global Health from Macalester College, in St. Paul, Minn.

Publications

Article | Feb 21, 2014 | Dallas News
Policy Paper | Dec 5, 2013 |
Article | Dec 5, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk

Press

In the News Item | May 12, 2013 | The Philadelphia Tribune
In the News Item | Mar 11, 2013 |

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