Michael S. Teitelbaum is a Senior Research Associate at CLJE. In 2010, he was a Wertheim Fellow during which he worked on his book on the U.S. science and engineering workforce: Falling Behind? Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent (published by Princeton University Press, 2014). He is a demographer, with research interests that include the causes and consequences of very low fertility rates; the processes and implications of international migration; and patterns and trends in science and engineering labor markets in the U.S. and elsewhere. He is the author or editor of 10 books and a large number of articles on these subjects.
Among his previous roles, he has served as Vice President and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, as a faculty member at Princeton University and Oxford University; and as Vice Chair and Acting Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Migration. Most recently he served as one of 10 members of the Social Security Advisory Board’s Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods, a body that reviews “the key economic and demographic assumptions” of the Social Security actuaries.
He was educated at Reed College and at Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.