Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Curtis Skinner, PhD
Director, Family Economic Security
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Dr. Curtis Skinner, a labor economist, joined NCCP in 2010 to direct the Family Economic Security team. Curtis brings expertise in the implications of the changing United States occupational structure for adults with limited education. As a practicing economist, Curtis has conducted research and policy analysis in the fields of workforce development, labor demand, immigration, and housing for non-profit organizations and government, including the Office of the New York City Comptroller, Community Service Society, Labor Research Association, and Citizens Housing and Planning Council. He has taught economics and statistics at numerous universities in the New York City area and published in peer-reviewed journals.

Curtis holds a PhD in economics from Fordham University and a BA in philosophy and political science from Columbia College. He is a Research Affiliate with the Columbia Population Research Center.