Rachel DiCarlo Currie

Senior Fellow

Rachel DiCarlo Currie has more than a decade of experience working at the intersection of communications and public policy. From 2009 to 2013, she worked for the U.S. Senate leadership as chief speechwriter for Senator Jon Kyl, the Republican Whip. Before that, she served as managing editor of the Hudson Institute. She has also been a Robert Novak journalism fellow and an assistant editor at the Weekly Standard magazine.

Her bylined writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, National Review, the Washington Times, Books and Culture, the Washington Examiner, and other publications.

Rachel’s main interests include U.S. economic policy, social mobility, and the relationship between culture and prosperity. She holds a B.S. in English literature, and lives with her family in Bethesda, Maryland.

Recent Articles:

The “Too Big to Fail” Advantage
October 28 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



China’s “Dysfunctional Growth Model”
October 23 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



On Greenspan, Geithner, and Dodd-Frank
October 23 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Waiting for Obama’s Unilateral Amnesty
October 16 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Escaping the Boom-Bust Cycle
October 16 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



ObamaCare and Working Women
October 15 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Reality Check on Jobs
October 7 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



The State of the Jobs Recovery
October 3 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Marriage and Poverty
October 2 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Unleashing American Oil Exports
September 29 2014
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More on the Tragedy of Long-Term Unemployment
September 26 2014
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Where Syria and Iraq Could Be Headed
September 24 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Is Wage Stagnation the New Normal?
September 24 2014
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How Many Jobs Are We Missing?
September 22 2014
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President Obama Doesn’t Get It
September 22 2014
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Chinese Water Torture and the Federal Budget
September 15 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Some Perspective on the Economy
September 11 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Repeal the Corporate-Income Tax?
September 9 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Yes, the Labor Market Is Still Weak
September 3 2014
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Why We Need Whopper-Sized Tax Reform
August 27 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Are Democratic Presidents Better for the Economy?
August 26 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



A Bold Way to Boost Saving
August 25 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



A Constitutional Pandora’s Box
August 21 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Permanent Landlords?
August 15 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Nullifying Congress -- and the Constitution
August 8 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



President Obama: An Assault on the Constitution?
August 4 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



About That Awful GDP Report
June 27 2014
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Economic Uncertainty and the Hiring Delay
June 23 2014
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Resetting the Obama Foreign Policy
June 19 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



The Tricky Business of Defining Unemployment
June 13 2014
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The Economy Is Still Far from Healthy
June 11 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Inequality and Life Expectancy
June 6 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Bloomberg Stands Up for Academic Freedom
June 5 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



More Problems with Piketty
May 30 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Why the World Needs American Power
May 28 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Missing Workers and Missing Growth
May 23 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



The Authoritarian Temptation
May 22 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Will Housing Boost the Recovery?
May 20 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



The ObamaCare Squeeze
May 5 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Why Piketty Gets Inequality Wrong
May 1 2014
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Thomas Piketty and the Inequality Debate
April 28 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Why the Obama Stimulus Disappointed
March 31 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



The Meaning of Religious Freedom
March 27 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



“Ban Bossy” and the Gender Gap
March 21 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey: What the Numbers Tell Us
March 14 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Where Have All the Workers Gone?
March 12 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



A Better Way to Boost Incomes
March 7 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Marriage and Mobility
January 24 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Why Is the Poverty Rate Still So High? Part II
January 16 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Why Is the Poverty Rate Still So High?
January 15 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie



Lost in Translation: ‘The Great Gatsby’ on film is doomed to failure
February 18 2014
Rachel DiCarlo Currie
Weekly Standard Magazine Vol. 19, No. 23