James C. Capretta, a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), was an Associate Director at the White House Office of Management and...
James C. Capretta, a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), was an Associate Director at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) from 2001 to 2004, where he was the top budget official for health care, Social Security, education, and welfare programs.
Mr. Capretta studies and provides commentary on a wide range of public policy and economic issues, with a focus on health and entitlement reform, Social Security, U.S. fiscal and tax policy, and global population aging.
Mr. Capretta served for a decade in Congress as a senior analyst for health care issues and for three years as a budget examiner at OMB. He has an MA in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, and he graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 with a BA in Government.