Expertise: U.S. economy, financial markets policy, corporate governance, international finance, cost-benefit analysis
Andres Vinelli is the vice president for Economic Policy at American Progress, where he leads efforts to develop and further an economic policy agenda that will build a more equitable economy to improve the lives of all people. He leads a team of economists, analysts, and researchers who work on fiscal, labor, competition, infrastructure, macroeconomic research, and workforce development policy. Vinelli served as chief economist for two regulatory organizations, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In both of these positions, he conducted original research, analysis, and advocacy in building economic, business intelligence, risk assessment, and financial modeling programs. Previously, he was the special assistant to the chairman and CEO of the National Association of Securities Dealers, where he had an active role in corporate strategy, including the regulation of the Nasdaq and broker/dealers, business reorganizations, strategic planning, and the design of performance management systems. He is also an adjunct professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Vinelli earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Universidad de San Andrés and his master’s and Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University.