About Mattea Kramer

NPP Team

Mattea Kramer

Senior Advisor

Mattea Kramer formerly served as NPP’s lead researcher and research director, covering such topics as federal spending and tax policy, federal health care programs, Social Security, and military and homeland security funding. Mattea is the lead author of NPP’s book A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget and her writing has been published in the Washington Post, the Guardian, the Nation, the Christian Science Monitor, and Mother Jones. She has also served as a commentator for media outlets ranging from MSNBC to Los Angeles public radio. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Amherst College and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard.