Director, Macroeconomic Analysis
As Director of Roosevelt’s Macroeconomic Analysis team, Mike Konczal leads research focused on achieving full employment, building an economy that truly works for everybody, and developing the next generation of economic ideas.
Mike Konczal is a director at the Roosevelt Institute, where he focuses on economics, inequality, and the role of public power in a democracy. He is the author of Freedom From the Market, and co-author, with Joseph Stiglitz, of Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy. Described as having ”a cult following among progressives“ by the New York Times Magazine, his writing has been featured in the Washington Post, Vox, Dissent, and The Nation. He is a sought-after commentator on the US economy and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, All Things Considered, Planet Money, and Lovett or Leave It.
Prior to the Roosevelt Institute, he worked as a financial engineer. Born and raised in Chicago, he now lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, with his wife, daughter, and pit bull.
Publications By The Author
Latest By The Author
Four Reasons the Inflation Reduction Act Might Be Better at Fighting Inflation than Projected
August 2, 2022
By Mike Konczal
Three Ways the American Rescue Plan Changed Economic Policymaking
July 14, 2022
By Mike Konczal
The Year the American Rescue Plan Made: 2021 in Review
December 9, 2021
By Mike Konczal Emily DiVito
Real Wages Are Increasing for Those in the Bottom Half of the Income Distribution
November 17, 2021
By Joana Duran-Franch Mike Konczal