Graduate Student Researcher
Kfir Mordechay is a Ph.D. candidate at UCLA in the Graduate School of Education. He has authored reports on topics including metropolitan demographic and economic trends, social policies affecting low-income families and children, and cities in the global economy. His goal is to create discussion within education and economic development, and with researchers and policy makers, about what kinds of initiatives might contribute to a just and vital society. Using large-scale quantitative data, Kfir is currently conducting a longitudinal study on the pathways in which the economic shock of the Great Recession affected families, schools, and communities.