Justin Schweitzer is a policy analyst for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. Before joining American Progress, he worked as an economics intern for the Progressive Policy Institute, covering topics ranging from tax policy and climate change to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Schweitzer received a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance with a minor in mathematics from Elon University and Master of Science in applied economics, concentrating in public policy, from Johns Hopkins University. Schweitzer has studied and written about issues including workers’ rights, market consolidation, international development, and economic inequality.

By Justin Schweitzer
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Ending the Tipped Minimum Wage Will Reduce Poverty and InequalityCenter for American ProgressMarch 30, 2021
How States Can Use TANF Funds To Help More Residents in NeedCenter for American ProgressDecember 17, 2020
How States Can Use TANF To Immediately Help Struggling ResidentsCenter for American ProgressDecember 17, 2020
TANF Is a Key Part of the Mix of Aid Programs Supporting Families During COVID-19 CrisisCenter for American ProgressOctober 7, 2020
You Can’t Afford to Live Anywhere in the United States Solely on Unemployment InsuranceCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2020
How Partisan Gerrymandering Hurts KidsCenter for American ProgressMay 28, 2020
The Poverty Line Matters, But It Isn’t Capturing Everyone It ShouldCenter for American ProgressMarch 5, 2020