Jennifer Beltrán is a Research Associate with the Center’s Federal Fiscal Policy team. Since joining the Center as a Research Assistant in 2018, Jennifer has worked on non-defense appropriations analyses, immigration policy issues, and refundable tax credits. Prior to this, Beltrán worked as a Research Assistant in the Economics Department at Swarthmore College, focusing on the role that housing and public transit play in predicting poverty concentration. She completed the PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) program at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and holds a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Swarthmore College.