Anmol Chaddha

Anmol Chaddha


(Sociology & Social Policy, March 2015)
Thesis Title: The Welfare Functions of Credit and Debt in an Era of Rising Inequality
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, Bruce Western, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: Hutchins Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute, Harvard University
Current Position: Research Director of the Equitable Futures Lab

Anmol Chaddha is a Research Director of the Equitable Futures Lab, which considers how economic and technological changes might create opportunities to address the problems of social inequality. The Equitable Futures Lab aims to innovate and shape interventions particularly on wealth inequality, job quality, and ongoing economic transformations. Anmol has extensive policy and research background in the political economy of inequality, low-wage work and job quality, racial inequality, debt and wealth. Prior to joining IFTF, he developed policy and research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, where he established an initiative to improve the quality of jobs in low-wage industries, led research on racial wealth inequality, and examined the rising debt burdens of low-income families. He holds a PhD from Harvard University, where he was a Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley

Alumni category (for alumni profiles only)

Alumni Position Type

Early Placement (Alumni only)

PhD Degree Program (Grad and Alumni only)

Graduate Degrees Awarded (for alumni profiles only)