Faux is the principle founder of the Economic Policy Institute based in Washington, DC, known as America’s leading research organization on the economic conditions of workers and their families. He has published and worked on wide range of political and economic issues, from the global economy to neighborhood community development, from fiscal and budget policy to trade and the economics of public investment. Faux has consulted with governments at all levels, labor unions, business, community, and citizen organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Campaign for America’s Future, a progressive policy think tank, and is a contributing editor to Dissent Magazine and The American Prospect. He is a former economist for the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Labor, and former director of economic development for the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity.