Michael McCormack is a policy associate at The Century Foundation and works with Century’s Rediscovering Government Initiative. His research interests include labor economics, the political economy of household debt and progressive economic policy. Prior to working at Century, he was a researcher at the Center for Social Policy at UMass Boston and an organizer in the student and labor movement at UMass Amherst with the Student Labor Action Project. He holds BAs in Political Science and Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MA in Applied Economics from the University of Massachusetts Boston.