William J. Congdon, Ph.D., is an economist specializing in the application of insights from behavioral economics to topics in domestic microeconomic policy—including public finance, labor economics, and consumer finance—with an emphasis on the role of evaluation in policy design.
He currently works as a Fellow on the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team. He is also a Vice President at ideas42. Prior to joining ideas42 and SBST, he was a Research Director in the Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies program. He has previously served as the Staff Economist for education and labor at the Council of Economic Advisers. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.