Josh Hoxie


Josh Hoxie heads up the Project on Opportunity and Taxation at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Josh’s main focus is on addressing wealth inequality through the estate tax, a levy on the intergenerational transfer of immense wealth. Prior to joining IPS, Josh worked as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Josh co-authored the recent report, Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us with his colleague Chuck Collins. He’s written extensively on issues around inequality in a range of publications including The New York Times, Reuters, The Nation, and The American Prospect. Josh grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and attained a BA in Political Science and Economics from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.