Krista Ruffini joined the Center in August 2012 as a Research Associate with the Federal Fiscal Policy division.
Prior to joining the Center, Ruffini worked with the United Kingdom’s Parliament, where she evaluated income support proposals targeted to disabled persons and low-income families. Ruffini has also interned with the U.S. Senate, and has worked as a Policy Analyst for the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, where she conducted interstate analyses on homelessness prevention efforts.
She holds a BA with honors in Economics, Political Science, and International Relations from Boston University and a MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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