CSWEP Webinar Series on Jobs for Economists
This four-part series was recorded in 2020.
Session 1: Jobs for Economists in Government (Recorded October 1, 2020)
Moderator: Stephanie Aaronson, Vice President and Director, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
Panelists: Laura Tiehen, Senior Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Pamela Davis, International Economist, Applied Economics Division, U.S. International Trade Commission; Lucia S. Foster, Chief of Center for Economic Studies, Chief Economist, U.S. Census Bureau.
Session 2: Jobs at the Federal Reserve and CFPB (Recorded October 13, 2020)
Moderator: Diane Lim, author of the EconomistMom blog
Panelists: Lisa Barrow, Senior Economist and Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Susan Singer, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Research, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Laura J. Feiveson, Section Chief, Household and Business Spending Section, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Session 3: Private Sector Careers for Economists (Recorded November 12, 2020)
Moderator: Judy Chevalier, CSWEP Chair
Panelists: Jane Fortson, Director, Seattle Office, Mathematica; Anne Catherine Faye, Vice President, Analysis Group; Ellen Zentner, Managing Director, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley
Session 4: Careers for Economists Outside Academia: Think Tanks, the IMF, and the CBO (Recorded November 16, 2020)
Moderator: Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy, Economic Policy Institute
Panelists: Deniz Igan, Chief of Systemic Issues Division, Research Department, International Monetary Fund; Louise Sheiner, Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow and Policy Director, The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Brookings Institution; Karen Stockley, Health Economist, Congressional Budget Office