Max Gulker is an economist and writer who studies poverty and social policy with an emphasis on free markets and other voluntary, cooperative means.
Gulker's writing and research have also focused on technology, including e-commerce, antitrust, and cryptocurrency. Gulker holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University and a BA in economics from the University of Michigan. He has spent time in the private sector, consulting with large technology and financial firms on antitrust and other litigation, and was a Senior Research Fellow with the American Institute for Economic Research.
The Biden administration's increase to the child tax credit will likely help many families, but we also need to change the way we measure and address poverty.