EINet Steering Committee

EINet Steering Committee

Greg Acs
Director, Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute

Greg Acs’ work focuses on the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and policies intended to address them. In recent work, Dr. Read more about Greg Acs

Eileen Appelbaum
Senior Economist, Center for Economic & Policy Research

Eileen Appelbaum joined the Center for Economic Policy and Research in 2010 after eight years at Rutgers University as Professor and Director of the Center … Read more about Eileen Appelbaum

Lonnie Golden
Professor, Economics & Labor Studies-Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University

Lonnie Golden’s research pertains to the instability of work hours and employment and effects on work-life and well-being, focusing on working hours … Read more about Lonnie Golden

Julia Henly
Professor, SSA, University of Chicago



Julia Henly’s research focuses on low-wage employment, child care and public policy with particular attention to how families use both formal policies and … Read more about Julia Henly

Ariel Kalil
Professor, Harris School, University of Chicago

Ariel Kalil is a developmental psychologist who studies how economic conditions affect child and family functioning. Read more about Ariel Kalil

Susan Lambert
Professor, SSA, University of Chicago



Susan Lambert is the co-Principal Investigator of EINet.  She has conducted a series of studies on employer practices and employment conditions in … Read more about Susan Lambert

Jodie Levin-Epstein
Deputy Director, Center for Law & Social Policy (CLASP)

Jodie Levin-Epstein’s research focus is on paid leave and workplace flexibility, particularly as they impact low income workers. Read more about Jodie Levin-Epstein

Ruth Milkman
Professor, Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center


Ruth Milkman is Academic Director of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. Read more about Ruth Milkman

Jennifer Romich
Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington

Jennifer Romich studies resources and economics in families, with a particular emphasis on low income workers, household budgets and families’ interactions … Read more about Jennifer Romich

Chris Tilly
Professor, Urban Planning & Sociology, UCLA

Chris Tilly is an economist specializing in labor, income distribution, and local economic development, with research focusing on the United States and … Read more about Chris Tilly

Marci Ybarra
Associate Professor, SSA, University of Chicago



Marci Ybarra’s research considers the role of public work supports and related social policies in the employment and well-being of low-income families, … Read more about Marci Ybarra