Rose Khattar is the associate director of rapid response and analysis on the Economic Policy team at American Progress.
Prior to joining American Progress, Khattar was studying a Master of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was also a teaching fellow with the Economics Department. Most recently, Khattar worked as a consultant at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on gender pay transparency laws and partnered with the World Bank on closing gender gaps in at-home care work in parts of the Middle East.
Khattar has worked as a policy and media adviser to an Australian federal senator and as an economist at the Australian Treasury Department on various social and economic issues. She began her career in the legal field working to help low-income communities access justice.
She holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales in Australia, where she received the University Medal in Economics.
By Rose Khattar
|The Economy Is Shrinking for Women. That’s Why We Need Build Back Better||Newsweek||October 8, 2021|
|Investing in Home Care and Early Childhood Educators Has Outsize Impacts on Employment||Center for American Progress||October 7, 2021|
|The Build Back Better Agenda Boosts Productivity and Long-Term Economic Growth in Numerous Ways||Center for American Progress||September 22, 2021|
|With progress on good jobs for women stalling, it’s time for Congress to act||MarketWatch||September 22, 2021|
|Infrastructure Bill Must Create Pathways for Women To Enter Construction Trades||Center for American Progress||September 20, 2021|
|Census Data Show Historic Investments in Social Safety Net Alleviated Poverty in 2020||Center for American Progress||September 14, 2021|