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Andrew Feldman

Andrew Feldman
Andrew Feldman is a director in the public sector practice at Grant Thornton. He also hosts the Gov Innovator podcast, with more than 160 interviews for results-focused leaders. His previous roles include a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Special Advisor for Evidence-Based Policy at the U.S. Department of Education, a Special Advisor on the Evidence Team at the White House Office of Management, one of the top-three appointed leaders at Wisconsin’s labor department, a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, a Staff Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisors, and Special Assistant to the President at the social policy research firm MDRC. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he has a B.A. in economics from Swarthmore College, an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
Management

Cutbacks in a Crisis: Seven Ways to Do It Right

COMMENTARY | Strategic cutback management is an approach that can help address the Covid-19 budgetary impact and lay the groundwork for more effective government.

Management

Fixing Backlogs: An Essential Skill for Leaders in a Crisis

COMMENTARY | As demand for public services skyrockets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, public officials need to work now to eliminate the bottlenecks and expand capacity and efficiency.

Management

Caught in the Cycle of ‘Urgent Over Important’? This Leadership Strategy Can Help

COMMENTARY | A data-driven approach to governing, PerformanceStat is an effective way to focus on long-term challenges.