Aparna Mathur

Resident Scholar, Economic Policy
American Enterprise Institute

Aparna Mathur is a resident scholar in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, where she researches income inequality and mobility, tax policy, labor markets, and small businesses. She directs the AEI-Brookings Project on Paid Family and Medical Leave, for which she was recognized in the 2017 Politico 50 list. Dr. Mathur was an instructor in economics at the University of Maryland. She has been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Public Policy (now the McCourt School of Public Policy). Dr. Mathur has been published in several top scholarly journals and in the popular press. She has also testified several times before Congress. The holder of a Ph.D. and an M.A. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, Dr. Mathur also has an M.A. in economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a B.A. from Hindu College at Delhi University in India.

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