Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Boushey’s research focuses on economic inequality and public policy, specifically employment, social policy and family economic well-being. As Executive Director of Equitable Growth, she seeks to understand the mechanisms through which inequality affects growth and help make important new research relevant to policymaking.
Argues that resolving work–life conflicts is as vital for individuals and families as it is essential for realizing the country’s productive potential. Presents detailed innovations to help Americans find the time they need and help businesses attract more productive workers.
Boushey has given over 250 TV interviews on programs including PBS Newshour, CSPAN, ABC, NBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox, and Bloomberg, along with more than 250 radio interviews on programs including NPR’s Market Place, The Diane Rehm show, The Brian Lehrer show, and NPR’s On Point.