David Leonhardt is Senior Fellow at the Yale Jackson School. A senior writer for The New York Times, he writes The Morning, The Times’s flagship daily newsletter. He has worked at The Times since 1999 and has previously been an Op-Ed columnist, Washington bureau chief, co-host of The Argument podcast, founding editor of The Upshot section and a staff writer for The Times Magazine. He also led a strategy group that helped Times leadership shape the newsroom’s digital future. David has received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. In the fall of 2023, Random House will publish his first book, Ours Is the Shining Future: The Rise and Fall of the American Dream. David is a member of the board of trustees of the Russell Sage Foundation and a former trustee of the American Academy of Political & Social Science. At Yale College, he was a member of the class of 1994 and recently spent a decade as a member of the Yale University Council. His wife, Laura Leonhardt, was also a member of the class of 1994 and later worked as an assistant general counsel for the university.