McCourt School of Public Policy
Thomas DeLeire is professor of public policy. His research focuses on labor and health economics. His most recent work has comprised an evaluation of recent expansions to Wisconsin’s health insurance programs for low-income families. DeLeire has twice taken leave from his university appointments to work in government. From 2005 to 2007, he was a senior analyst at the Congressional Budget Office, and from 2002 to 2003, he was senior economist for labor, health, and education for the Council of Economic Advisers.