Last quarter of 2023

Thought Leaders

Nancy Altman: Nancy is quoted on Social Security in Forbes magazine.

Heather Boushey: Heather is quoted on rising manufacturing jobs in the Financial Times.

Anne Case: Anne is quoted on life expectancy in the U.S. in Axios.

Sara Collins: Sara is quoted on health care insurance costs in CBS News MoneyWatch and USA Today.

Wendy Edelberg: Wendy discussed the recent U.S. Census Bureau report on poverty on C-SPAN.

Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer: Kathryn and Luke co-authored an OpEd on segregation in the Daily Beast.

Zeke Emanuel: Zeke’s Guest Essay, “The Moral Deficiencies of a Liberal Education,” was published in The New York Times.

Michele Evermore: Michele was quoted on unemployment rates in Marketplace.

Jason Furman: Jason was interviewed on U.S. job growth on MSNBC.

Teresa Ghilarducci: Teresa wrote an article on defined benefit pension plans in Forbes.

Howard Gleckman: Howard wrote an article on nursing homes in Forbes.

Marc Goldwein: Marc was interviewed on the U.S. budget by NPR.

Steve Goss: Steve was interviewed on Social Security’s finances by CNBC.

Gretchen Jacobson: Gretchen was quoted on Medicare Advantage marketing by NPR.

Sachin Jain: Sachin wrote an article on healthcare industry prediction for 2024 in Forbes.

Chip Kahn: Chip was quoted on Medicare payments to providers by Axios.

Josie Kalipeni: Josie wrote an OpEd on child care in The Hill.

Kilolo Kijakazi: Kilolo was quoted on Social Security 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments on NBC News and on Social Security overpayments in the New York Times.

Larry Kotlikoff: Larry was interviewed on Social Security overpayments on CBS 60 Minutes.

Alex Lawson: Alex was quoted on a fiscal commission and Social Security in Newsweek.

Larry Levitt: Larry wrote a Guest Essay on Medicare drug pricing negotiations in the New York Times.

Elaine Maag: Elaine wrote an article on the Child Tax Credit in Forbes.

Maya MacGuineas: Maya wrote a Commentary on the federal debt in Barron’s.

Aparna Mathur: Aparna co-authored an essay on increasing access to safety net programs in Health Affairs.

David Michaels: David wrote an article on worker safety in the Harvard Business Review.

Mark Miller: Mark was interviewed on improving health care by the Washington Post.

Alicia Munnell: Alicia was quoted on 401(k) plans in Pensions & Investments.

Ai-Jen Poo and Nicole Jorwic: Ai-Jen and Nicole wrote an OpEd on the Americans With Disabilities Act in The Hill.

Ai-Jen Poo: Ai-Jen co-authored an OpEd on long-term care in Newsweek.

Harold Pollack: Harold co-authored an article on Medicaid in the Chicago Tribune.

Karl Polzer: Karl wrote an article on the minimum wage in the Washington Examiner.

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings: Maya was interviewed on AIDS legislation on MSNBC.

William Rodgers: Bill was quoted on unemployment by Reuters.

Kathleen Romig: Kathleen was quoted in an article on the Social Security Administration in the New York Times.

Sara Rosenbaum: Sara was quoted in an article on Medicaid in the Washington Post.

James Russell: Jim wrote an article on pension plans in Common Dreams.

Robert Shapiro: Bob was quoted on the 2024 Presidential election in the New York Times.

Theda Skocpol: Theda was quoted on the Tea Party and the Republican Party in Politico.

Paul Starr: Paul authored an OpEd on life expectancy in the American Prospect.

Ben Veghte: Ben was quoted on Washington States’ long-term services and supports program in U.S. News & World Report.

David Walker: Dave authored an OpEd on the U.S. debt in Newsweek.

Paul Van de Water: Paul was quoted on the federal deficit by PolitiFact.

Thought Leaders

Ramsey Alwin: Ramsey was quoted extensively in The New York Times series on elder poverty.

Phil Caper: Phil’s letter to the editor on Medicare for all was published in the Portland Press Herald.

Indi Dutta-Gupta: Indi discussed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on C-SPAN.

Kathryn Edwards: Kathryn was quoted extensively in a New York Times article on child care.

Jason Fichtner: Jason was quoted on the nation’s retirement crisis on Yahoo!Finance

Bill Hoagland: Bill was quoted in a Washington Post article on Congress and potential benefit spending reductions.

Josie Kalipeni: Josie’s letter to the editor on workplace affirmative action was published in the Boston Globe.

Aparna Mathur: Aparna’s article on the Child Tax Credit was published in Forbes.

Karl Polzer: Karl’s letter to the editor on the federal debt ceiling was published in the Washington Post

Louise Sheiner: Louise’s article on the federal debt ceiling was published in Newsweek.  Louise was also quoted on the
U.S. economy in an article in the New York Times.

Rebecca Vallas: Rebecca was quoted in multiple media outlets on Social Security overpayments.


Kerwin Charles: Kerwin was named a 2023 Sir Arthur Lewis Fellow by the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Cecilia Conrad: Wellesley College honored Academy Board Member Cecilia Conrad with a 2023 Alumnae Achievement Award and Inside Philanthropy named her one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy.”

Lisa Cook: The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies honored Federal Reserve Board Member Dr. Lisa DeNell Cook with its highest honor — the 2023 Louis E. Martin Great American Award.

Chip Kahn: Chip was named one of the most influential people in health care by Modern Healthcare.

Theda Skocpol: Theda received the 2023 James Madison Award from the American Political Science Association.

Debbie Chang: Debbie was named as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times.

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings: Maya was honored by Purdue University College of Liberal Arts with one of its Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Susan Dentzer: Susan was honored by Dartmouth University with its naming of a Trailblazer Scholarship in her name.

In Transition

Cybele Bjorklund: Cybele has been appointed as the inaugural Executive Director of the new Hopkins Bloomberg Center.

Robert Espinoza: The National Skills Coalition has appointed Robert, a Member of the Academy’s Board of Directors, as its Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2004.

Robert Espinoza: Robert has been named a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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