Progressive Policy Institute. Chief economic strategist, 2010-current; Directs economic policy for centrist think tank, specializing in regulation, innovation, and growth. High-profile on a wide range of topics: Regularly quoted, appears on radio and TV, testifies before Congress. Active participant on Twitter. Wrote an introductory economics textbook and produced videos to accompany it.
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton. Senior fellow, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, 2010-current. His latest presentation was at the June 2014 workshop on Incubating Innovation in Established Firms.
South Mountain Economics, LLC President, economic consulting firm specializing in emerging occupations and industries.
BusinessWeek. Chief economist, 2001-2009; economics editor, 1992-2001; Associate economics editor, 1989-92. Helped direct national and global economics coverage, and wrote more than 50 cover stories. Expertise included macroeconomics, monetary policy, growth, and innovation. Won multiple awards, named one of the top 100 business journalists of the 20th century.
New York University. Assistant economics professor, Stern School of Business, 1985-89.
Harvard University. PhD, Economics, 1985; A.M., Economics 1981; A.B., Applied Mathematics summa cum laude, 1978.
Economics: The Basics (2nd edition) 2011 McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Economics: The Basics 2008 McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Rational Exuberance 2004 Harper-Collins
The Coming Internet Depression 2000 Basic Books
The High Risk Society 1996 Times Business Books
Major awards and honors
Economic Journalist of the Year (2006)
Gerald Loeb Award (1998, finalist 1994, 2009)
Excellence in Economic Journalism (2002)
Top 100 Business News Luminaries of the 20th century (2000)
National Magazine Award (1994, finalist 1999)