Asian Investment Conference 2021
Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan
Betsey Stevenson is Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Michigan.
She is a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, fellow of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, and serves on the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association.
She was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, under President Barack Obama.
Dr. Stevenson has published widely in leading economics journals about the labor market and the impact of public policies on outcomes both in the labor market and for families. Her research explores women’s labor market experiences, the economic forces shaping the modern family, and how these labor market experiences and economic forces on the family influence each other. She is Co-Host of the podcast Think Like an Economist and Co-Author of a Principles of Economics textbook.
Dr. Stevenson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College, and a Master’s degree and Ph.D. degree in Economics from Harvard University.