Max Kapustin’s work includes the design and evaluation of interventions to reduce youth violence and improve schooling outcomes, and the development of tools for predicting how scarce resources can be allocated to increase their impact.

His research estimates the effects of housing and income on children's long-term outcomes, and of public health insurance on schooling. He holds a BS in actuarial science from New York University and a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.

In his free time, Max enjoys discovering restaurants and hiking in national parks.