Susan Helper
Susan Helper

Carlton Professor of Economics

Case Western Reserve University

Susan Helper is the Carlton professor of economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She was formerly chief economist at the U.S. Department of Commerce and a member of the White House staff. She has served as chair of the Economics Department and has been a visiting scholar at University of Oxford, the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on supply chain globalization, technology implementation that enhances job quality, and creation of supply chains for a low-carbon economy. She is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and co-director of CIFAR’s Program on Innovation, Equity, and the Future of Prosperity. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard and her B.A. from Oberlin College in economics, government, and Spanish.

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Policy options for building resilient U.S. medical supply networks

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityLabor
Coronavirus Recession

The president must appoint a COVID-19 czar to ramp up production of medical supplies

Families
Coronavirus Recession

Creative economic solutions could help us avoid the next Great Depression

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityLabor
Coronavirus Recession

Retool U.S. supply chains to address weaknesses exposed by new coronavirus

Labor
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TOPICS: Job Mobility
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Building high-road supply networks in the United States

Labor
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Supply chains and equitable growth

Competition
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TOPICS: Concentration

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