Brandon Ristoff | Policy Analyst

Brandon Ristoff works as a Policy Analyst at the California Policy Center. Brandon earned his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College, studying the Great Books of Western Civilization. In 2019, he graduated with a Master of Public Policy degree from Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, specializing in applied economic policy. In 2020, he graduated with a M.S. in Applied Statistics from Loyola University Chicago. He has written on California’s COVID-19 reopening, education, and the California Exodus. He is in charge of the California Book of Exoduses, tracking all of the individuals and businesses leaving California because of the state’s burdensome policies.