Nonstandard Work and Social Insurance: Designing Risk Protections for a Changing Workforce

Speakers (in alphabetical order)

Henry Aaron, Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution





Katharine Abraham, Professor of Economics and Survey Methodology, University of Maryland 





Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works, and Chair, Strengthen Social Security Coalition​





Sarah Donovan, Labor Policy Analyst, Congressional Research Service 





Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Co-Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality





Kathryn Edwards, Associate Economist, RAND Corporation





Michael Grabell, Reporter, ProPublica





Heidi Hartmann, President, Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR)





Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum 





Jennifer Wolf Horejsh, Executive Director, International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC)





John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services​





David John, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP





Sherry Leiwant, Co-President and Co-Founder, A Better Balance





Aparna Mathur, Resident Scholar, Economic Policy, American Enterprise Institute





Anne Polivka, Employment Research Chief (Employment Research and Program Development Staff -Supervisory Research Economist), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics​





William Rodgers, Academy Board Chair and Professor of Public Policy, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Chief Economist, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University 




John Ruser, President and CEO, Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)





Rebecca Smith, Deputy Director, National Employment Law Project





Andrew Stettner, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation





David Torrey, Workers' Compensation Judge, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Benjamin W. Veghte, Vice President for Policy, National Academy of Social Insurance





Anna Wadia, Senior Program Officer, Inclusive Economies, Ford Foundation






Stephen A. Wandner, Senior Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance, Visiting Fellow, The Urban Institute, and Research Fellow, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research





David Weil, Dean and Professor of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University; Former Wage and Hour Division Administrator, US Department of Labor​; author of The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It




Rachel West, Associate Director, Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress





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