David Howell
David Howell

Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Director of the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy

The New School

David R. Howell, a member of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s Research Advisory Board, is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, where he also directs the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy. He is an affiliated member of the New School’s economics department, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (The New School), and a Research Scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute (U-Mass Amherst). His research focuses on institutions and labor market outcomes. Howell received his Ph.D. in economics from The New School for Social Research.


  • 2014, From economic growth to decent jobs and middle class prosperity? Post-1979 U.S. employment performance in international perspective, $39,000, Co-Funded with The Russell Sage Foundation

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