Department of Public Administration and Policy
School of Public Affairs
Bradley Hardy is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University and nonresident senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. His research interests lie within labor economics, with an emphasis on economic instability, intergenerational mobility, poverty policy, and socio-economic outcomes. His research examines trends and sources of income volatility and intergenerational mobility within the United States, with a focus on socio-economically disadvantaged families, and the role of anti-poverty transfer programs such as SNAP and the EITC.
Bradley Hardy's Research Interests
- Labor economics
- Income volatility
- Intergenerational mobility
- Social policy