Miller Center

Colloquium - The Politics of Risk Privatization in U.S. Social Policy

Jacob S Hacker
February 17, 2006
12:00PM - 12:00PM (EST)

Jacob S Hacker
Jacob S Hacker

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.

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