Jared Bernstein joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Executive Director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama's economic team.
Bernstein's areas of expertise include federal and state economic and fiscal policies, income inequality and mobility, trends in employment and earnings, international comparisons, and the analysis of financial and housing markets.
He is the author and coauthor of numerous books for both popular and academic audiences, including: "Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People," "Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed?" and nine editions of "The State of Working America." His latest book, "The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity," is due to be released in 2015. Bernstein has published extensively in various venues, including The New York Times, Washington Post, and the Financial Times. He contributes to The New York Times' Upshot blog and The Washington Post's Post Everything blog, and hosts jaredbernsteinblog.com.
Bernstein holds a Ph.D. in social welfare from Columbia University.
Follow Jared Bernstein on Twitter: @econjared
CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute fellow, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow, discuss the market and economic fallout from the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
The market seems to be wising up to Trump's ability — or inability — to get anything done in Washington, says economist Jared Bernstein.
Out of all of Trump's proposals, there is one that would have the least impact on his core supporters, says economist Jared Bernstein.
Political commentators say that Hillary Clinton should pivot the focus of her campaign to unifying the Democratic Party.
There's one number in the latest jobs report that economist Jared Bernstein didn't like. Here's why.
Is there any linkage between income and equality and economic growth in advanced economies? CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis says no. Jared Bernstein provides perspective into President Obama's State of the Union Address.