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.

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Toward a Robust Competition Policy Report
The night skyline of San Francisco's financial district is pictured from Montgomery Street, January 2016. (Getty/DeAgostini)

Toward a Robust Competition Policy

Entry barriers in many sectors—especially in communications services, health care, and information technology—have created an environment in which firms can earn profits well above competitive levels.

Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Andrew Schwartz

Fact Sheet: Toward a Robust Competition Policy Fact Sheet
The New York Stock Exchange building stands in the financial district of New York City, March 2019. (Getty/Drew Angerer)

Fact Sheet: Toward a Robust Competition Policy

The rise of firms earning monopolistic returns calls for new policy measures to reduce barriers to entry and increase competition.

Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Andrew Schwartz

Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken Report
A Ford Motor Company worker works on a truck on the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan, September 2018. (Getty/Bill Pugliano)

Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), President Trump’s 2018 revision to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), misses the chance to place workers at the center of U.S. trade priorities. Congress should insist on an approach that does.

Marc Jarsulic, Andy Green, Daniella Zessoules

Resisting Financial Deregulation Report

Resisting Financial Deregulation

Improving economic growth requires strengthening and better implementing financial stability reforms—not eroding them.

Gregg Gelzinis, Andy Green, Marc Jarsulic

Toward a Marshall Plan for America Report

Toward a Marshall Plan for America

The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.

Neera Tanden, Carmel Martin, Marc Jarsulic, 6 More Brendan Duke, Ben Olinsky, Melissa Boteach, John Halpin, Ruy Teixeira, Rob Griffin

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