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Krysten Crawford

Krysten Crawford

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)


As a member of SIEPR’s communications team, Krysten writes about the research and work of SIEPR affiliates as well as the institute’s programs and initiatives.

Prior to joining SIEPR in 2021, Krysten was a freelance writer and editor for several units at Stanford and other higher education institutions. Krysten also spent more than two decades as a financial and technology journalist covering breaking news, writing feature articles, editing, and managing news sites. She is a former senior producer at CNN Business and in New York City. Krysten started her career covering the legal industry for American Lawyer Media.

Krysten is from Santa Barbara, Calif., and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.