Sylvia Allegretto

Academic Advisory Board at National Institute on Retirement Security

Sylvia Allegretto

Sylvia Allegretto

Academic Advisory Board at National Institute on Retirement Security

Biography

Sylvia Allegretto is a labor economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at the University of California, Berkeley. CWED is a research center housed at the Institute for Researcher on Labor and Employment.

Allegretto received her Ph. D. in economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder and worked for several years at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington DC where she is currently a research associate. Allegretto co-authored several editions of The State of Working America and she most recently authored The State of Working America’s Wealth, 2011. Research interests include long-term unemployment, family budgets, teacher pay, public employee compensation, low-wage labor markets, inequality, minimum wages and sub-minimum wages received by tipped workers. Sylvia closely tracks a myriad of economic statistics with particular interest in the labor market and how typical workers are faring. She is often called upon by media outlets to provide commentary and contextualize economic data and trends.

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Executive Directortermed AP at National Institute on Retirement Security

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Communication Advisor at National Institute on Retirement Security

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Academic Advisory Board at National Institute on Retirement Security

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Director of the Institution for Social & Policy Studies at Yale University

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Former Executive Director at Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois

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Ph.D. Economics

As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) – and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region – we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies. CU-Boulder has blossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877 – attracting superb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines. Today, with our sights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public research universities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado and to engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creative work, and service.

Ph.D. Economics

The University of Colorado advances the economy, health and culture of Colorado and beyond, educating more than 435,000 students who have become catalysts in business, arts, health, and community growth. CU's four campuses feature top-tier faculty and hands-on learning opportunities in an environment where students thrive.

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Academic Advisory Board
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To promote social welfare by conducting national research, education and outreach programs that foster a deep understanding of the value of retirement security in the US.

Economist
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Economic Policy Institute is an American private company located in Washington, DC. The firm operates platform for the discussion of economic policies related to low and middle-income workers.

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