Jessica Schieder joined EPI in 2015. As a research assistant, she supports EPI’s economists and researchers in analyzing trends in the labor market. She specializes in research on wage trends, executive compensation, the gender wage gap, and various measures of inequality. She also works with the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) to provide research support to various state advocacy organizations.
Schieder’s work has been cited by numerous broadcast, radio, print, and online news outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Politico, and The New Yorker.
Prior to joining EPI, Jessica worked at the Center for Effective Government (formerly OMB Watch) as a fiscal policy analyst, where she examined how budget and tax policy decisions impact working families.
B.S., International Political Economy, Georgetown University