Joshua Bailey is a Master in Public Policy (MPP) candidate at Yale. He is originally from the UK, where he was a civil servant focused on economic policy. He worked at HM Treasury on a range of economic policy issues including international economics and infrastructure policy. Interested in the interaction of domestic and international policy, he has also held roles advising the National Security Council in the Cabinet Office, sitting on the international economics, Iran, and China desks. During this time, Josh was also seconded to the Cabinet Office Covid-19 Strategy Unit in the early period of the pandemic. More recently, he worked in the Cabinet Office’s Economic and Domestic Affairs Secretariat devising the UK government’s ‘Levelling Up’ strategy, led by former Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane. Outside work, he helped start and then sat on the board of a local school. He is also a Cambridge University Policy Fellow. Josh graduated from Durham University with a degree in law. Josh is originally from Northumberland in North East England. At Jackson, Josh intends to focus on economics, especially issues concerning growth, living standards, and political economy.