Adam Hersh

Adam Hersh is an Economist at American Progress focusing on economic growth, macroeconomics, international economics, and China and other Asian economies. Adam publishes articles in peer review economics journals and his writings have appeared in popular publications like The American Prospect,Challenge, and a number of newspapers and online journals.

Adam earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to joining American Progress, Adam taught macroeconomics and money and banking at UMass; was a visiting scholar at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics' Institute for Advanced Research; worked with the Asian Development Bank, the Political Economy Research Institute, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and the Economic Policy Institute; was a consultant to New Rules for Global Finance and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung; and earned a B.A. in international political economy at the University of Puget Sound. When not keeping up on the latest global economic trends, Adam enjoys honing his Mandarin skills and cycling through Washington, D.C.