Sam Morales (he/him) is a quantitative analyst at the RAND Corporation. His research interests include immigration, labor economics, financial inclusion, remittances, international trade, urban planning, and climate adaptation. Before joining RAND, he worked as an Analytic Support Analyst at McKinsey & Company, providing analytical and data visualization support for the firm's U.S. Government and Defense practices. He has a B.A. in Economics from Boston College and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Virginia, where he wrote an Applied Policy Project with the World Bank's Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development exploring ways to reduce transaction costs for remittances sent my migrants to Sub-saharan Africa.