Teresa Kroeger is the editorial director of Working Knowledge and a senior policy program manager at WorkRise, a research-to-action network hosted by the Urban Institute. Before joining Urban, she was an economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. She has researched the role of labor policies on social and economic inequality at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and at the Economic Policy Institute, among other organizations.
Kroeger’s work has been cited by numerous broadcast, radio, print, and online news outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economic Report of the President. She received her BA in economics and sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her MA and PhD in social policy from Brandeis University.