Susan Helper
Susan Helper

Senior Economist

White House Council of Economic Advisers

Susan Helper is senior economist at White House Council of Economic Advisers and Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She served as the chief economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2013-2015, and as senior economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisors in 2012-2013. Her research focuses on the globalization of supply chains and on how U.S. manufacturing might be revitalized. Helper received her B.A. from Oberlin College in economics, government, and Spanish, and her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

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