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Keith Wardrip

Community Development Research Manager

Phone: (215) 574-3810
Fax: (215) 574-2512
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Keith Wardrip joined the Community Development and Regional Outreach Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in 2011 and has served as the community development research manager since 2013. In this role, he has the dual responsibilities of supervising the work of the department's research analysts and contributing to the development of its research agenda. His work focuses primarily on employment and economic inclusion, as well as funding to support community and economic development. Before joining the Philadelphia Fed, Wardrip spent six years in Washington, D.C., conducting affordable housing research at the Center for Housing Policy and the National Low Income Housing Coalition. He has an M.A. in geography, with an emphasis in urban studies and affordable housing, from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in geography from the University of Kentucky.

Fields of Interest

  • Employment
  • Access to higher education
  • Economic inclusion
  • Community development finance
  • Affordable housing