Colloquium - The Politics of Risk Privatization in U.S. Social Policy
Jacob S Hacker
February 17, 2006
12:00PM - 12:00PM (EST)
Jacob Hacker, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Jacob Hacker's research interests include the politics of U.S. social policy, American political development, and the comparative political economy of the welfare state. He is also the author of The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton's Plan for Health Security (Princeton, 1997), which was co-winner of the 1997 Louis Brownlow Book Award of the National Academy of Public Administration, and The Divided Welfare State: The Battle Over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States (Cambridge, 2002), which, as a dissertation, received prizes from the American Political Science Association, the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, and the National Academy of Social Insurance.