Matthew Morton is a Young Professional at the World Bank Group, where he works on social protection, jobs, and gender and development issues. Before joining the Bank, Morton served as special advisor on child and youth policy in the U.S. government. There he led efforts to integrate evidence-based policy-making with a focus on child trauma and youth homelessness. Morton served as a lecturer and investigator at the University of Oxford's Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention and consulted for the European Commission on impact evaluation. He received a B.A. in political science from Stetson University and an M.Sc. and D.Phil. in evidence-based social intervention from the University of Oxford.