Megan E. Hatch
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Hatch’s research explores the causes and consequences of social policies that disproportionately affect vulnerable populations. One stream of her research agenda examines redistributive tax and spending policies and their relation to income inequality. The other stream of her work explores state and local laws that govern rental housing, including tenant protection, source of income anti-discrimination, and criminal activity nuisance ordinances.