Drew Gonshorowski focuses his research and writing on the nation’s new health care law, including the repercussions for Medicare and Medicaid, as a policy analyst in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. He also studies economic mobility and the Austrian school of economics.
Gonshorowski, who joined Heritage in 2011, holds a master’s degree in economics from Suffolk University in Boston, Mass., where he studied public choice and public finance. He received a bachelor of science degree in economics from Hillsdale College.
As a member of the team in the Center for Data Analysis (CDA), he helps maintain scores of databases to support strategic research; provide confidential reviews of legislation for members of Congress; and supply data and analysis for news organizations. Among agencies and programs included in CDA’s databases are the Census Bureau, Internal Revenue Service, Social Security and Medicare.
Along with a variety of analytical models, the databases allow Heritage to calculate how policy changes affect individuals and families as well as the economy. Gonshorowski runs and maintains the micro-simulation model.
In his free time, he likes to read and write about Austrian economics. He also enjoys playing music, cooking and fly-fishing. A native of Bryan, Ohio, he grew up in Hillsdale, Mich., and currently resides in Falls Church, Va.