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Susan Helper

Carlton Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University

Susan Helper is the Carlton Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. She served as the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2013-2015, and as Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers in 2012-3.  She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Dr. Helper has been a visiting scholar at University of Oxford, the University of California (Berkeley), Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  Her research focuses on the globalization of supply chains, and on how U.S. manufacturing might be revitalized.  Dr. Helper received her PhD in Economics from Harvard and her B.A. from Oberlin College.

Susan Helper is the Carlton Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. She served as the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2013-2015, and as Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers in 2012-3.  She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Dr. Helper has been a visiting scholar at University of Oxford, the University of California (Berkeley), Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  Her research focuses on the globalization of supply chains, and on how U.S. manufacturing might be revitalized.  Dr. Helper received her PhD in Economics from Harvard and her B.A. from Oberlin College.

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