Ida Rademacher is Executive Director of the Financial Security Program (FSP) at the Aspen Institute. Aspen FSP probes the most critical financial challenges facing America's families, and promotes evidence-based policy and product solutions that build a more inclusive and prosperous economy. Her career has been dedicated to researching how policy and regulatory changes in labor and financial markets influence household economic decision-making and opportunity. Ida has testified on numerous occasions before Congress on a range of financial access and inclusion topics, and has been quoted in a variety of news media outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post,
and National Public Radio's Market Place. She currently serves as an advisor to the Pew Charitable Trust’s Financial Security and Economic Mobility Project, Common Sense Labs at Duke University and several other editorial and advisory boards. Prior to coming to Aspen, Ida served in research and leadership roles with Prosperity Now (formerly CFED), the Center for Applied Behavioral and Evaluation Research at AED, and the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program.