Steve Jackson is the assistant director for research (public policy) at the American Academy of Actuaries. He works with all of the practice councils to generate, develop, and execute research projects that will enhance the work of the councils. He works with the Academy’s Research Committee to consider the benefits and risks of all project proposals before they are approved. Prior to his work at the Academy, Jackson was a member of the faculty at Cornell University and at Washington University in St. Louis, teaching courses in research methods, political economy, and public policy. He published several books and papers on a wide range of topics, including work on the construction of indices and on the measurement of risk. He also consulted widely with government agencies, nonprofits, and in the finance industry.
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