Michael M. Weinstein
Michael M. Weinstein holds a Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. and previously served as chief program officer for the Robin Hood Foundation. He served as the founding director of the Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations while holding the Paul A. Volcker Chair in International Economics. During the 1990s, he served on the editorial board of The New York Times and as the Times’ economics columnist. He is co-founder and chairman emeritus of Single Stop U.S.A., a national nonprofit that helps low-income Americans solve financial problems, and founder of W.A.D. Financial Counseling, Inc., a non-profit foundation which counsels low-income families. Weinstein co-authored The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving (with Ralph Bradburd, 2013) and The Democracy Advantage: How Democracies Promote Prosperity and Peace (with Mort Halperin and Joseph Siegle, 2004); edited Globalization: What’s New? (2005); and authored Recovery and Redistribution under the N.I.R.A. (1980).