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Our scholars are professors, researchers and students who take interdisciplinary approaches to addressing some of the biggest economic challenges in the United States and abroad. Many of our Senior Fellows, Faculty Fellows, researchers, and visitors have also worked in government agencies or advised policymakers. Our staff bolsters SIEPR’s mission of supporting economic policy research, engaging future leaders and scholars, and building relationships among academics, government officials, the business community and the public.

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Curious about what draws someone to study economics? Or how economics connects to a wide range of policy issues? Our affiliated students and faculty share why econ matters to them, their work, and our world.