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Louise Sheiner

The Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow – Economic Studies, Policy Director – The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Louise Sheiner is the Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and policy director for the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy. She previously served as a senior economist in the Fiscal Analysis Section for the Research and Statistics Division with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. In her time at the Fed, she was also appointed deputy assistant secretary for economic policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury (1996) and served as senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers (1995-96). Before joining the Fed, Sheiner was an economist at the Joint Committee on Taxation. Sheiner is chair of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee.

Sheiner pursues research on federal and state and local fiscal policy, productivity measurement, demographic change, health policy, and other fiscal and macroeconomic issues. She received her Ph.D. in economics, as well as an undergraduate degree in biology, from Harvard University.

To contact Louise directly, please email her at lsheiner@brookings.edu.

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