Share |


Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, is director of Economics21 and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. She has served in the White House as chief of staff of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush, as deputy executive secretary of the Domestic Policy Council under President George H.W. Bush, and as an economist on President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers. Ms. Furchtgott-Roth is the author or coauthor of six books, most recently Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young (Encounter Books, May 2015), coauthored with Jared Meyer. She is a columnist for and Tax Notes. Ms. Furchtgott-Roth received her B.A. in economics from Swarthmore and her M.Phil. in economics from Oxford. She can be reached at or 202-776-2029. Follow her on Twitter here.


Scott Winship is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Previously a fellow at the Brookings Institution, his areas of expertise include living standards and economic mobility, inequality, and insecurity. Earlier in his career, Winship was research manager of the Economic Mobility Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts and a senior policy advisor at Third Way. His research has been published in National Affairs, National Review, The Wilson Quarterly, Breakthrough Journal, and Real Clear Markets, among other outlets. Winship received a B.A. in sociology and urban studies from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in social policy from Harvard University. He can be reached at or 202-776-2110. Follow him on Twitter here.


Jared Meyer is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. His research interests include microeconomic theory and the economic effects of government regulations. Meyer also publishes and presents on the need for a moral foundation for free markets. He is the coauthor along with Diana Furchtgott-Roth of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young (Encounter Books, May 2015). He is a regular contributor to Economics21, The Washington Examiner, The Federalist, Forbes, Townhall,, and City Journal. Meyer's research has been featured in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Yahoo! Finance, The Chicago Sun Times, RealClearPolitics, The L.A. Times, and New York Post. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including the BBC World Service, Fox News, and NPR. Prior to joining the Manhattan Institute Meyer was  a research assistant for the political philosopher Douglas Rasmussen. He received a B.S. in finance and a minor in the philosophy of law from St. John's University in New York. He can be reached at or 202-776-2035. Follow him on Twitter here.


Preston Cooper is a policy analyst at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. He has a B.A. in economics and a minor in political science from Swarthmore College, where he was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Swarthmore Independent. His work has been published in Fortune Magazine, CapX, and The Washington Examiner. He can be reached at or 202-776-2033. Follow him on Twitter here.

Back to top

e21 Projects & Partnerships