Thomas L. Hungerford

Research Associate, Former Senior Economist and Director of Tax and Budget Policy

Thomas Hungerford is the Associate Commissioner for Retirement Policy at the Social Security Administration. Prior to that he served as Senior Economist and Director of Tax and Budget Policy at the Economic Policy Institute. Before joining EPI in 2013, Hungerford worked at the General Accounting Office, the Office of Management and Budget, the Social Security Administration, and the Congressional Research Service. He has published research articles in journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Urban Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Challenge, and Tax Notes. He has taught economics at Wayne State University, American University, and Johns Hopkins University.

Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan
M.P.P., University of Michigan