Marc
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Marc Jarsulic is a senior fellow and the chief economist at American Progress. He has worked on economic policy matters as deputy staff director and chief economist at the Joint Economic Committee, as chief economist at the Senate Banking Committee, and as chief economist at Better Markets. He has practiced antitrust and securities law at the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in private practice. Before coming to Washington, he was professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame.

He earned an economics Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. at the University of Michigan. His most recent book is Anatomy of a Financial Crisis.

Latest by Marc Jarsulic

Public Health Requires an Extraordinarily Aggressive Economic Response to Coronavirus Immediately—One That’s Larger Than What Many Imagine Article
The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., March 2020. (Getty/Ting Shen)

Public Health Requires an Extraordinarily Aggressive Economic Response to Coronavirus Immediately—One That’s Larger Than What Many Imagine

The column recommends an immediate package at least the size of the Recovery Act in 2009—around $1 trillion in today’s dollars.

Neera Tanden, Andres Vinelli, Andy Green, 5 More Maura Calsyn, Danyelle Solomon, Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines, Marc Jarsulic, Olugbenga Ajilore

Making Consumer Voices Count Article
An arrow on the floor points the way for homeowners attempting to lower their monthly mortgage payment at a mortgage relief event in Atlanta, September 2014. (AP/David Goldman)

Making Consumer Voices Count

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to release consumers’ complaints in their own words adds additional transparency and accountability to the financial system.

Joe Valenti, Julia Gordon, Marc Jarsulic