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Elisabeth Jacobs

Elisabeth Jacobs is the Senior Director for Policy at the Center for Equitable Growth and a former fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, where her research focused on economics, political science, and sociology in order to inform domestic social policy. | View Full Bio

Recent Activity

  • In the News

    It's pretty clear that at the last minute, a lot of women made a decision that Obama really understood what their economic concerns were. Yes, they want control over their own body...but decisions over health care can limit their ability to control economics as well.

    November 9, 2012, Elisabeth Jacobs, CBS News
  • Expert Q & A | Elisabeth Jacobs

    Women and the Economy: Key Election Issues

    November 5, 2012

  • In the News

    I have no doubt the next president will decide what happens to Roe v. Wade by his appointments to the Supreme Court.

    October 3, 2012, Elisabeth Jacobs, Glamour
  • In the News

    There's pretty good evidence suggesting that financial crises come out of high levels of inequality.

    April 3, 2012, Elisabeth Jacobs, Christian Broadcasting Network
  • In the News

    [W]hat counts as wealthy has gradually moved upwards…During the campaign it was $250,000, and now it's a millionaire or a billionaire.

    January 25, 2012, Elisabeth Jacobs, USA Today