Institute for Economic and Racial Equity

About IERE

The letters I, E, R, E in large bold white text on a dark maroon background with a sharp wavy texture.Our research portfolio must reflect our understanding that both inequities and solutions to inequities flow across subjects, disciplines, and practices. Advancing a comprehensive policy agenda to further economic and racial equity requires both trained leaders, as well as public and community engagement at all levels. Through the PhD and Master of Public Policy programs at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, the Institute trains future academic leaders and policy practitioners to understand and discover new sources of data and advance new policy models to address issues of poverty, inequality, and economic security and well-being.