About Benjamin W. Veghte
Benjamin W. Veghte is Research Director at Social Security Works and a member of the Scholars Strategy Network. His research explores how capitalist democracies mitigate social inequality. He has published on issues related to Social Security, retirement income security, affordable housing, health insurance and social insurance more broadly. Dr. Veghte taught comparative social policy and comparative politics at the University of Bremen, Germany, until 2008, and served as a social policy consultant for the EU. He has worked as Research Associate at the National Academy of Social Insurance and as Executive Director of the Scholars Strategy Network at Harvard University.