Amanda Novello is a former senior policy associate at The Century Foundation. She is currently an economic policy consultant providing research on labor markets, family policies, and the green economy. Her research interests include labor economics, the history of policy and economic development, and progressive economic policy. Prior to working at Century, she was a researcher and later Assistant Director at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, and co-founder and co-president of oikos NYC, a student organization that focuses on environmentalism in economics. She holds a BA in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Southern California and an MA in Economics from The New School for Social Research.