J. S. Landefeld - (Chair)
J. STEVEN LANDEFELD is a consultant to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as advisor to the United Nations Statistical Division, visiting professor at the United States Naval Academy, and director of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Dr. Landefeld is the recipient of numerous domestic and international awards, including: the Presidential Distinguished Executive Award; the Julius Shiskin Award from the American Statistical Association; the Harry Freeman Award from the Coalition of Services Industries; the Henri Willem Methorst Medal from the International Statistical Institute; and the David O. Cooke Award from the American Society for Public Administration. He currently serves as a fellow of the National Association for Business Economics, and he has testified before Congress on topics ranging from the economic recovery to the measurement of economic wellbeing. He has been regularly cited in national and international print media and has been a regular guest on radio and television, including appearances on C-SPAN, CBS, National Public Radio (NPR), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Broadcasting Company (NBC), CNBC, and Cable News Network (CNN). Dr. Landefeld has B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in economics, all from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Carol A. Corrado
CAROL A. CORRADO is research director at the Conference Board in Washington, DC. She also works with the Conference Board’s China Center for Research on Economics and Business. Dr. Corrado is a member of the executive committee of the NBER’s Conference on Research on Income and Wealth and is an organizer of a workshop on economic measurement at the NBER’s annual Summer Institute. She has authored key papers on the macroeconomic analysis of intangible investment and capital, including the winner of the International Association of Research on Income and Wealth’s 2010 Kendrick Prize and a paper in, Measuring Capital in the New Economy. Her research on intangibles and innovation has been cited in Businessweek, The Economist, and New York Times. Dr. Corrado received the American Statistical Association’s prestigious Julius Shiskin Award for Economic Statistics in 2003 in recognition of her leadership in these areas and was a recipient of a Special Achievement Award from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in 1998. She has a B.S.degree in management science from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
GREGORY DUNCAN is senior principal economist, technologist and machine learning scientist at Amazon, and affiliate professor of economics at the University of Washington. At Amazon, he has worked on addressing numerous econometric and statistical issues throughout the company, including projects related to policy and competition, forecasting, the use of machine learning, and supply chain research. Prior to Amazon, Dr. Duncan held a variety of postions at universities and consulting firms, including: the University of California, Berkeley; Huron Consulting Group; Deloitte Financial Advisory Services; National Economic Research Associates; University of Southern California; GTE Laboratories; Washington State University; and Northwestern University. He is also a co-founder of the Amazon Machine Learning University. Dr. Duncan has a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Washington, and an M.A. degree in statistics and a Ph.D. in economics, both from the University of California, Berkeley.
Teresa C. Fort
TERESA FORT is associate professor of business administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Dr. Fort also serves as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and is a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research. She conducts research in international trade and industrial organization and her current work analyzes how technology affects firm-level offshoring and production fragmentation decisions and the impact of these decisions on domestic employment and innovation. Dr. Fort has a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland at College Park.
John C. Haltiwanger
JOHN C. HALTIWANGER is distinguished university professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He also serves as research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, senior research fellow at the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau, and fellow of the Society of Labor Economics and the Econometric Society. Dr. Haltiwanger is the first recipient of the Dudley and Louisa Dillard Professorship, which was awarded in 2013, and his work with statistical agencies has been recently recognized with him being awarded the Julius Shiskin Award for economic statistics in 2013 and the Roger Herriott Award for innovation in federal statistics in 2014. His own research increasingly uses the data and measures on firm dynamics from a substantial number of advanced, emerging, and transition economies. Dr. Haltiwanger has published more than 100 academic articles and numerous books including Job Creation and Destruction. He has a Sc.B. in applied mathematicseconomics from Brown University, and a Ph.D. in economics from the Johns Hopkins University.