Director

Jacob S. Hacker

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Director
Resident Faculty Fellow
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Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science
Yale University

Office Location: 77 Prospect Street, Room B213
Phone: 203-432-5554
Email: jacob.hacker@yale.edu

 

Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University. He is also a board member of The Century Foundation, Economic Policy Institute, The American Prospect, and a member of the Scholars Strategy Network steering committee, and a former Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows.

An expert on the politics of U.S. health and social policy, he is the author of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class, written with Paul Pierson (2010, paperback 2011), The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream (2006, paperback 2008), The Divided Welfare State: The Battle over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States (2002), and The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton's Plan for Health Security (1997), co-winner of the Brownlow Book Award of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is also co-author, with Paul Pierson, of Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (2005) and has edited three volumes—most recently, Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets, and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century, edited with Ann O' Leary (2012).

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Books by Jacob S. Hacker

Hacker Pierson Winner Take All Politics Health At Risk Great Risk Shift Great Risk SHift 2006 Off Center Divided Welfare State Road to Nowhere

 

Jacob Hacker SSRN papers