Rachel Greszler

Rachel Greszler
Visiting Fellow in Workforce

Rachel Greszler is Visiting Fellow in Workforce at the Economic Policy Innovation Center (EPIC).

Greszler is recognized as an economic expert in workforce, retirement, and fiscal issues.  Her articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Review, The Hill, Fox, CNN, and other outlets. She is regularly called on to testify before Congress, and has done so dozens of times over the past decade.

Greszler’s work focuses on policies that promote economic growth, individual freedom and well-being, and fiscal sanity. Specifically, she researches and writes about: expanding employment opportunities; independent work; women’s issues; the minimum wage; paid family leave and other family-friendly workplace policies; Social Security; disability insurance; pensions; federal employee compensation; and improper federal government payments.

Greszler is also currently Senior Research Fellow in Economics, Budget, and Entitlements at the Heritage Foundation. Greszler has held multiple roles at the Heritage Foundation over the past decade, including in the Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis. Before joining Heritage in 2013, Greszler was a senior economist on the staff of the Joint Economic Committee of the Congress for seven years.  She completed her graduate studies at Georgetown University, where she earned master’s degrees in both economics and public policy. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mary Washington.

Greszler grew up in a small town in Western New York and currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and six children.