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  • Staff Researcher, Urban and Metropolitan Governance
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Carlos Villegas is a staff researcher at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research. Villegas earned master’s degrees in public policy and applied economics at the University of Houston. Prior to working at the Kinder Institute, Villegas worked as an adjunct professor in economics at the Lone Star College System. His work revolves around issues in urban and metropolitan governance. He specializes in data analytics and econometrics and their application to urban policy issues.

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