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Bradley Hardy

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Economic Studies

Bradley Hardy is a nonresident senior fellow in Economic Studies. He is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research interests lie within labor economics, with an emphasis on economic instability, intergenerational mobility, poverty policy, and socio-economic outcomes. His research examines trends and sources of income volatility and intergenerational mobility within the United States, with a focus on socio-economically disadvantaged families. He also conducts research on the role of anti-poverty transfer programs such as SNAP food stamps and the earned income tax credit for improving economic well-being among low income individuals and families.

Hardy currently serves on the executive boards of the National Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, and the editorial board of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. He is also an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky, a Master's of Public Policy from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in economics from Morehouse College.

Bradley Hardy is a nonresident senior fellow in Economic Studies. He is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research interests lie within labor economics, with an emphasis on economic instability, intergenerational mobility, poverty policy, and socio-economic outcomes. His research examines trends and sources of income volatility and intergenerational mobility within the United States, with a focus on socio-economically disadvantaged families. He also conducts research on the role of anti-poverty transfer programs such as SNAP food stamps and the earned income tax credit for improving economic well-being among low income individuals and families.

Hardy currently serves on the executive boards of the National Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, and the editorial board of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. He is also an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s of Public Policy from Georgetown University, and a B.A. in economics from Morehouse College.

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