Mary King, Assistant Director
Mary oversees the Center’s projects and operations, including outreach implementation, communications, and development strategies. Prior to joining Brookings, Mary worked as an office manager at Penn State University and managed volunteer services for the American Red Cross. She is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College where she earned a B.S. in Psychology.
Riki Fujii-Rajani, Research Analyst
Riki is a research analyst for the Center on Regulation and Markets. Before Brookings, she worked at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, in frontline banking supervision, FinTech research, and financial markets policy focusing on the central bank’s balance sheet. She was also a research fellow at the Water Finance Exchange and an intern at the World Bank. She received her M.P.P. with a Markets & Regulation Certificate from the University of Chicago, and B.COM (First Class Honors) in Economics and L.L.B (Honors) in Law from the University of Auckland.
Aidan Kane, Research Assistant
Aidan is a research assistant for the Center on Regulation and Markets. Prior to joining Brookings, Aidan worked as a research assistant on time persistence and spatial spillovers in local government expenditures. His background is in environmental and labor economics. His previous projects include economic growth and emissions research and labor law research. He received his B.S. in Economics from James Madison University.
Eli Schrag, Research Assistant
Eli is a research assistant for the Center on Regulation and Markets. Before Brookings, Eli worked at an economic consulting firm as a summer associate doing research for anti-trust, patent infringement, and other ongoing litigation. His previous projects have included research on technology and the future of employment, empirical work on land use regulation, and theoretical and historical analysis of emissions trading schemes. He received his B.S in Economics and Applied Mathematics from Brandeis University.
Elizabeth J. Altman, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Elizabeth is an associate professor of management at the Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and research affiliate at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Her research focuses on strategy, innovation, platform businesses and ecosystems, future of work, workforce ecosystems, AI and emerging technologies, organizational identity, and organizational change. She is a contributor to the Series, The Economics and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies.
Benjamin Cedric Larsen, World Economic Forum
Benjamin Cedric Larsen is AI and Machine Learning Project Lead at the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco. He holds a PhD in AI governance from Copenhagen Business School, and was a visiting researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing from 2018-19 and at Stanford’s Asia Pacific Research Center from 2019-20. Benjamin’s research focuses broadly on ‘AI Governance,’ from technical dimensions to policy and regulation. He is a contributor to the Series, The Economics and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies.
Joshua A. Tucker, New York University
Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics at New York University, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia, co-Director of the NYU Center for Social Media and Politics. His research focuses on the intersection of social media and politics, as well as mass political behavior in post-communist countries. His most recent book is the co-edited Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field (Cambridge University Press, 2020). He is also a Senior Advisor at Kroll and a Kroll Institute Fellow. He is a contributor to the Series, The Economics and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies.
Philip A. Wallach, AEI
Phil is a senior fellow at AEI and serves as the editor of the Series on Regulatory Process and Perspective. He studies America’s separation of powers, with a focus on regulatory policy issues and the relationship between Congress and the administrative state and was previously a senior fellow at Brookings. He is the author of To the Edge: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis (2015).