Jamie Holmes

Fellow, Future Tense

Jamie Holmes is a Future Tense Fellow at New America and the author of Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing. Previously, he was a policy analyst within New America’s Global Assets Project. Before joining New America, he was a research coordinator at Harvard University in the department of economics, where he focused on behavioral economics. He holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. His writing has appeared in print or online at the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Philadelphia Inquirer, CNN, the Huffington Post, POLITICO, the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, the Atlantic, Slate, Foreign Policy, and the Daily Beast.

All Work

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David Brooks on the psychology of poverty

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Accelerating Financial Capability Among Youth

Common definitions of financial capability understate the role of psychological barriers to establishing sound financial behaviors.


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Accelerating Financial Capability Among Youth: Nudging New Thinking

Common definitions of financial capability understate the role of psychological barriers to establishing sound financial decisions.


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Savings-Linked Conditional Cash Transfers

Accelerating financial inclusion by leveraging account-based social protection programs.


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Identification, Please

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A Third Way for Official Development Assistance

Improving ODA’s efficiency and effectiveness by directing ODA funds toward account-linked cash transfer programs.