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Susan Pendergrass

Show-Me Institue analysts have been writing about wrongheaded occupational licensing policies for years. We were thrilled to have Shoshana Weissmann join us for the latest SMI Podcast to discuss how occupational licensing laws serve as barriers to employment, and ideas for reform. Social media regulation was also discussed. Weissmann manages social media and marketing for the R Street Institute, while also working on occuaptional licensing issues. You can listen to the whole podcast here:

About the Author

Susan Pendergrass
Director of Research and Education Policy

Susan Pendergrass was Vice President of Research and Evaluation for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools before joining the Show-Me Institute. Prior to coming to the National Alliance, Susan was a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education during the Bush administration and a senior research scientist at the National Center for Education Statistics during the Obama administration. She earned a Ph.D. in Public Policy from George Mason University.