FORA.tv Speaker - Heather Boushey

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Biography

Heather Boushey is Executive Director and Chief Economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Her research focuses on economic inequality and public policy, specifically employment, social policy, and family economic well-being. The New York Times has called Boushey one of the “most vibrant voices in the field” and she testifies often before Congress on economic policy issues. Her research has been published in academic journals, she writes regularly for popular media, including The New York Times’ “Room for Debate,” The Atlantic, and Democracy, and she makes frequent television appearances on Bloomberg, MSNBC, CNBC, and PBS. Boushey previously served as an economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and the Economic Policy Institute. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research and her B.A. from Hampshire College.

3 Programs

A Domestic Economic Outlook

03.18.14 | 00:50:39 min | 0 comments

Launch of Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Panel 2

11.15.13 | 01:03:34 min | 0 comments

Working Moms

10.16.07 | 01:45:56 min | 0 comments