Adrian Pietrzak studies American Politics, with a focus on urban politics. His research interests span a range of issues such as urban land-use and housing politics, the incentives driving local institutions regarding service delivery, and municipal finance. Adrian holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from New York University. Prior to starting his studies, Adrian was a Research Associate at the Citizens Budget Commission, a good government organization in New York, where he researched topics such as the New York City budget, homeless services, sanitation services, policing, and housing affordability.