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Erik Randolph, MS


Economics instruction since 2015 for York College and from 1996 to 2013 for the Harrisburg Area Community College. Public Policy Consultant since 2013. Contributing Scholar to the Georgia Center for Opportunity and Senior Fellow to the Illinois Policy Institute. Special Assistant to the Secretary of Public Welfare (2011 to 2013), Senior Analyst to the Committee on Appropriations, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1991 to 2011), Economic Development Analyst for the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce (1989 to 1991), Senior Fellow in University-Industry Program for the New York State Science and Technology Foundation (1987 to 1989), Program Evaluator for the Resources, Community, and Economic Division of the United States General Accounting Office (1986 to 1987).


  • MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (1988)
  • BA, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (1984)
  • BS, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (1984)


Randolph, Erik. Net Income Calculations for Mothers Earning Minimum Wage in Selected States, Annual Meeting, Secretaries' Innovation Group, 2018

Randolph, Erik. Marriage Penalty Forum, Marriage Penalty Forum, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2018

Randolph, Erik. Economic Disincentives Associated with Welfare Programs, How our Welfare System Can Discourage Work, Joint Congressional Hearing of the Human Resources Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Subcommittee on Nutrition of the House Committee on Agriculture, 2015

Randolph, Erik. Welfare Cliffs and Economic Disincentives for Work, Annual Meeting, Secretaries' Innovation Group, 2015

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