Yuval Levin

Yuval Levin

Vice President and Hertog Fellow

Contact: ylevin@eppc.org

Yuval Levin is Vice President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and EPPC’s Hertog Fellow, and is the editor of National Affairs magazine.

His essays and articles have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and others. He is a contributing editor of National Review and The Weekly Standard, a senior editor of EPPC’s journal The New Atlantis and, most recently, author of The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism. He is a recipient of a 2013 Bradley Prize for intellectual achievement.

Before joining EPPC, Mr. Levin served on the White House domestic policy staff under President George W. Bush. He has also been Executive Director of the President’s Council on Bioethics and a congressional staffer. He holds a B.A. from American University and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.


The Ongoing Health-Care Debate

Published in National Review Online on October 1, 2013


Going, Going, Gone

Published in The Weekly Standard on September 2, 2013


The Country Party

Published in National Review Online on July 29, 2013



Let Burke Be Burke

Published in National Review Online on July 15, 2013


Delaying Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on July 3, 2013




More Than Dependency

Published in National Review Online on April 24, 2013


Repeal, Replace, Still

Published in National Review on April 8, 2013


The Unaffordable Care Act

Published in National Review Online on March 27, 2013


Grand Old Opportunity

Published in The Weekly Standard on April 1, 2013


Old and Rich? Less Help for You

Published in The New York Times on February 19, 2013


The State of the Democrats

Published in National Review Online on February 13, 2013


A New Round of Intolerance

Published in National Review Online on February 1, 2013


Obama’s Second Inaugural

Published in National Review Online on January 22, 2013


Small Ball

Published in The Weekly Standard on January 14, 2013


The Left and the Cliff

Published in National Review Online on January 2, 2013


Bargaining and Its Limits

Published in National Review Online on December 4, 2012


The GOP’s Payroll Tax Opportunity

Published in The Weekly Standard on December 10, 2012


In Praise of Half Measures

Published in The Weekly Standard on December 3, 2012


The Election and the Right

Published in National Review Online on November 8, 2012


The VP Debate

Published in National Review Online on October 12, 2012


The Real Debate

Published in The Weekly Standard on October 8, 2012


The First Debate

Published in National Review Online on October 3, 2012


Pre-existing Ignorance

Published in National Review Online on September 10, 2012


‘They’ll Just Lie’

Published in National Review Online on August 26, 2012


Medicare Jujitsu

Published in The Weekly Standard on August 27, 2012




Romney-Ryan

Published in National Review Online on August 11, 2012


The Hollow Republic

Published in National Review on August 6, 2012


CBO Punts on Obamacare

Published in National Review Online on July 24, 2012


Health Care After the Court

Published in National Review Online on June 27, 2012


Our Age of Anxiety

Published in The Weekly Standard on May 28, 2012


The Real Breakdown

Published in National Review Online on April 23, 2012


Obamacare and the Deficit

Published in National Review Online on April 10, 2012


A Tale of Two Budgets

Published in The Weekly Standard on April 2, 2012


Unhappy Birthday

Published in National Review Online on March 23, 2012


The New Ryan Budget

Published in National Review Online on March 20, 2012


Mind the Gap

Published in The Weekly Standard on March 19, 2012


James Q. Wilson, 1931-2012

Published in National Review Online on March 2, 2012


Romney vs. Obamacare

Published in National Review on February 6, 2012



A State of Denial

Published in National Review Online on January 25, 2012


A Choice of Two Temperaments

Published in National Review Online on December 6, 2011


Grand Old Reform Party

Published in The Weekly Standard on December 5, 2011


What Is Constitutional Conservatism?

Published in National Review on November 28, 2011


Liberals Playing to Type

Published in The Weekly Standard on November 21, 2011



The Medicare Monster

Published in The Weekly Standard on September 26, 2011




Will Bush’s Legacy Hurt Perry?

Published in The New York Times on August 16, 2011


Missing the Debt

Published in National Review Online on July 21, 2011


'We Don't Estimate Speeches'

Published in The Weekly Standard on July 4, 2011


Beyond Mediscare

Published in The Weekly Standard on May 30, 2011



The Missing Reform

Published in The New York Times on April 24, 2011



Obama’s Deficit of Vision

Published in National Review Online on April 13, 2011


The Republican Budget

Published in National Review Online on April 5, 2011


Morals and Markets

Published in The New Republic on March 21, 2011


Beyond the Welfare State

Published in National Affairs on March 21, 2011




A Clarifying Week

Published in National Review Online on February 18, 2011


The Budget

Published in National Review Online on February 14, 2011


Debt Be Not Proud

Published in The Weekly Standard on January 17, 2011


Holder and Sebelius on Obamacare

Published in National Review on December 14, 2010


Change We Can Believe In

Published in The Weekly Standard on November 20, 2010


Hold the Balloons

Published in The Weekly Standard on November 6, 2010


Repeal—Now More Than Ever

Published in The Weekly Standard on October 30, 2010


The War on the Young

Published in The Weekly Standard on October 11, 2010


First, Stop Obama’s Madness

Published in The Weekly Standard on September 20, 2010