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Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, is director of Economics21 and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. She has served in the White House as chief of staff of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush, as deputy executive secretary of the Domestic Policy Council under President George H.W. Bush, and as an economist on President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers. Ms. Furchtgott-Roth is the author or coauthor of five books, most recently Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy (Encounter Books, 2012) and Women’s Figures: An Illustrated Guide to the Economic Progress of Women in America (AEI Press, 2012). She is a contributing editor for RealClearMarkets.com and a columnist for Tax Notes MarketWatch.com. Ms. Furchtgott-Roth received her B.A. in economics from Swarthmore and her M.Phil. in economics from Oxford. She can be reached at dfr@manhattan-institute.org or 202-776-2029. Follow her on Twitter here.

 

Scott Winship is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Previously a fellow at the Brookings Institution, his areas of expertise include living standards and economic mobility, inequality, and insecurity. Earlier in his career, Winship was research manager of the Economic Mobility Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts and a senior policy advisor at Third Way. His research has been published in National Affairs, National Review, The Wilson Quarterly, Breakthrough Journal, and Real Clear Markets, among other outlets. Winship received a B.A. in sociology and urban studies from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in social policy from Harvard University. He can be reached at swinship@manhattan-institute.org or 202-776-2110. Follow him on Twitter here.

 

Jared Meyer is a policy analyst at the Manhattan Institute. He is a graduate of St. John’s University where he received a B.S. in finance and a minor in the philosophy of law. Jared’s research interests include microeconomic theory and the motivations for, along with the economic effects of, governmental regulations. He was previously a research assistant for the political philosopher Douglas Rasmussen. Jared also publishes and presents on the need for a moral foundation of free markets. He can be reached at jmeyer@manhattan-institute.org or 202-776-2035. Follow him on Twitter here.

 

 

Jason Russell is a research associate at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 2013 with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. Jason’s research and commentary focuses on tax and spending issues at the federal and state level. Jason organizes the Economics21 Morning eBriefs and can be reached at jrussell@manhattan-institute.org or 202-776-2033. Follow him on Twitter here.

 

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