Ingrid Schroeder directs Pew’s fiscal federalism, broadband research, and student loan research initiatives. The fiscal federalism initiative provides data and analysis on the impact of federal fiscal and economic policy on states. Pew’s broadband research initiative examines gaps in access to reliable high-speed internet and policy solutions to bridge that gap. The student loan research project conducts original research and analysis on student loan default and veterans’ higher education debt. Schroeder previously served as director of the Pew fiscal analysis initiative and the immigration and the states project.
Before joining Pew, Schroeder was a senior executive at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she supervised a team that coordinated and cleared policy positions on legislation for numerous federal agencies. She also served as a program examiner with the housing, treasury, and finance division of OMB and as a legislative analyst handling justice and treasury policies.
Schroeder holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.