Contributor

Robert Hiltonsmith

Senior Policy Analyst

Robert is a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos. He joined Demos in March 2010 to provide research and analysis on issues surrounding retirement security in the United States, with a particular focus on how these issues affect young people. Since then, he's written on a wide variety of topics, including tax policy, fiscal policy, health care, and the labor market. Robert’s research has been widely covered in the press, including the Washington Post, Newsweek, Marketwatch, Reuters, and Kiplinger. He has appeared on national and regional television and radio, including Fresh Air, Frontline, The Brian Lehrer Show, and Fox Business News. Robert's writing has appeared in a variety of news outlets including POLITICO, Newsday, and The American Prospect.


He has a M.S. in Economics from the New School for Social Research and a B.S. in mathematics and philosophy from Guilford College.