Lisa Cook
Lisa Cook

Professor of Economics and International Relations

Michigan State University

Lisa D. Cook is a member of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s Steering Committee and professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University. Prior to this appointment, she was on the faculty of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, deputy director for Africa research at the Center for International Development at Harvard University, and a national fellow at Stanford University. Cook was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College and received a second B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, with fields in macroeconomics and international economics.

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Closing the Innovation Gap in Pink and Black

CompetitionInequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
Boosting Wages

Addressing gender and racial disparities in the U.S. labor market to boost wages and power innovation

CompetitionInequality & MobilityLabor
Coronavirus Recession

Getting money urgently to low-wage U.S. workers

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityFamilies
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The implications of U.S. gender and racial disparities in income and wealth inequality at each stage of the innovation process

CompetitionInequality & MobilityLabor

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