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John O'Trakoun

John O'Trakoun is a senior economist at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan where he analyzes and forecasts economic trends and their impact on the automotive industry. Previously, he served as a senior economist in international affairs and trade at the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington D.C., and as a teaching fellow in economics at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. His work has been published in governmental policy studies, peer-reviewed journals, and online media.

He has a PhD and a MA in economics from Boston College and bachelors degrees in international relations and statistics from American University. John lives in Canton.

From John O'Trakoun

February Viewpoints

Analysis of Worker's Comp, DPS Reform and Income Inequality in Michigan … more

Inequality in Michigan: Not As Bad As You Think