Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Anderson’s research covers a wide range of international and domestic economic issues, including trade, finance, inequality, and budget policies. A well-known expert on executive compensation, Anderson has been the lead author on the annual IPS Executive Excess series since 1993. She has also co-authored two books, Field Guide to the Global Economy (New Press, 2nd edition, 2005) and Alternatives to Economic Globalization (Berrett-Koehler, 2nd edition, 2004).
Chuck Collins, a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, directs the IPS Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is the author of the new book Is Inequality in America Irreversible?, Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home and Committing to the Common Good (Chelsea Green, 2016) Collins has co-authored with Bill Gates Sr. Wealth and Our Commonwealth, (Beacon Press, 2003), a case for taxing inherited fortunes, and, with Mary Wright, The Moral Measure of the Economy, a book about Christian ethics and economic life.
Josh Hoxie heads the Project on Opportunity and Taxation at the Institute for Policy Studies. He worked previously as a legislative aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I‐VT). He has written widely on income and wealth maldistribution for Inequality.org and other media outlets.
Negin Owliaei is a researcher and editor at Inequality.org. She previously worked as a journalist and digital producer at Al Jazeera Media Network, where she covered social movements and the internet for the award-winning program The Stream.
Jessicah Pierre comes to Inequality.org from the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she served as the communications and campaign coordinator for Making Caring Common. She earlier coordinated communications initiatives for the Boston-based Health Care for All campaign and has also worked with activist groups ranging from Community Catalyst to NARAL. In 2016, Pierre founded Queens Company, an organization dedicated to empowering women of color.
Sam Pizzigati, an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, has written widely on income and wealth concentration, with op-eds and articles in publications ranging from the New York Times to Le Monde Diplomatique. Among his books: The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970 (Seven Stories Press). His latest book: The Case for a Maximum Wage (Polity). A veteran labor movement journalist, Pizzigati spent 20 years directing publishing at America’s largest union, the 3.2 million-member National Education Association.