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Indivar Dutta-Gupta


Co-Executive Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., University of Chicago

Professor Dutta-Gupta is the Co-Executive Director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative. Previously, Professor was Project Director at Freedman...

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Professor Dutta-Gupta is the Co-Executive Director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative. Previously, Professor was Project Director at Freedman Consulting, LLC, leading strategic initiatives for major philanthropies, children's groups, and workers' organizations.

Professor Dutta-Gupta served as Senior Policy Advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, focusing on budget and tax policies and cross-cutting low-income issues. Earlier, he focused on safety net, tax, and social insurance programs and policies as U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Professional Staff.

As an Emerson National Hunger Fellow, Professor Dutta-Gupta worked for DC Hunger Solutions and the Center for American Progress. He is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and has been named a First Focus Campaign for Children Champion for Children, as well as one of Washington Life magazine's most Influential 40-And-Under Leaders (2013) and Rising Stars 40 And Under (2016). Professor Dutta-Gupta is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago and a Harry S. Truman Scholar.

 

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"A Promise So Big, Democrats Aren’t Sure How to Keep It," coverage by The Atlantic, May 11, 2018, quoting Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director, Center on Poverty and Inequality.

"Power Moves: Ajeenah Amir is now director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement," coverage by Generosity, May 8, 2018, mentioning Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta.

"Sanders finds company in progressive policies from 2020 hopefuls," coverage by VT Digger, May 6, 2018, quoting Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta.

"4 big questions about job guarantees", coverage in Vox, April 27, 2018, featuring Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta and Professor Peter Edelman

"Business Briefs," coverage by The Philadelphia Tribune, April 10, 2018, mentioning Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director, Center on Poverty and Inequality.

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"A Promise So Big, Democrats Aren’t Sure How to Keep It," coverage by The Atlantic, May 11, 2018, quoting Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director, Center on Poverty and Inequality.

"Power Moves: Ajeenah Amir is now director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement," coverage by Generosity, May 8, 2018, mentioning Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta.

"Sanders finds company in progressive policies from 2020 hopefuls," coverage by VT Digger, May 6, 2018, quoting Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta.

"4 big questions about job guarantees", coverage in Vox, April 27, 2018, featuring Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta and Professor Peter Edelman

"Business Briefs," coverage by The Philadelphia Tribune, April 10, 2018, mentioning Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director, Center on Poverty and Inequality.

 "After windfall in omnibus, Census Bureau Rolls out its first dress rehearsal ", coverage in Federal News Radio, March 26, 2018, featuring Professor Indivar-Dutta Gupta from the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality.

"America must build a caregiving infrastructure to help our families," a piece co-authored by Adjunct Professor Indivar Dutta-Gupta, co-executive director, Center on Poverty and Inequality, appearing on The Hill, February 8, 2018.

 "Census 2020: How it's supposed to work (and how it might go terribly wrong)", coverage in the Washington Post, October 11, 2017, quoting Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Co-Director of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality

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