Expertise: Middle class, economic inequality, wages, labor, corporate behavior
Brendan V. Duke is the Associate Director for Economic Policy at American Progress. His research areas include macroeconomics, corporate behavior, economic inequality, and intergenerational economic mobility.
Duke served as a staff member of American Progress’ Inclusive Prosperity Commission in 2014 and his research has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic.
Duke holds a master’s degree in economics and public policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Macalester College. Duke is a proud fifth-generation West Coaster and grew up in the San Francisco East Bay.