Jonathan Rothwell is a senior research analyst at the Metropolitan Policy Program and focuses on urban economics, innovation, and economic opportunity. His recent projects include a study of exports from metropolitan areas and a forthcoming report that will measure and analyze the U.S. clean economy. He is a frequent contributor to The Avenue blog at the New Republic, and he has published academic papers in journals such as Urban Affairs Review, Social Science Quarterly, and American Law and Economics Review. He received a Master’s degree in Economics from the New School and a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from Princeton University, where he wrote his dissertation on the effects of land regulation on segregation and housing markets.