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Eli Knaap

Bart Harvey Research Fellow
Enterprise Community Partners


Columbia, MD 

Eli Knaap is the Bart Harvey Research Fellow at Enterprise Community Partners and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on the application of data science and computational methods to analyze spatial inequality, neighborhood change, and urban housing markets. At Enterprise, Eli leads the methodological development of a nationwide platform for understanding neighborhood opportunity, and at UMD he teaches graduate courses on Smart Cities and urban data science. Eli has published peer-reviewed articles on housing policy, economic development, and public transportation and his work has been featured in CityLab and the Baltimore Sun. He has worked previously at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education