Andrew D. Eschtruth

Associate Director for External Relations

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Andrew Eschtruth is associate director for external relations at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.  He directs the Center’s communication activities, including publications, press relations, and social media.  Mr. Eschtruth also manages relationships with the government, foundation, and corporate communities, and speaks to a variety of audiences on retirement-related topics.  He is the co-author (with Charles D. Ellis and Alicia H. Munnell) of Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Before joining the Center in 1999, Mr. Eschtruth was a senior research analyst with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) specializing in Social Security, federal fiscal policy, and the economic implications of an aging population.  While at the GAO, Mr. Eschtruth served on a special assignment as an aide to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.  Mr. Eschtruth earned his B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in public policy from Duke University.

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