Dr. Emily J. Blanchard joins U.S. Department of State as Chief Economist

will count on Dr. Blanchard’s analysis and strategic advice regarding the major geoeconomic forces shaping our world and to ensure that our international economic policies fuel inclusive economic growth and deliver for the American people," Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said in a statement.

Dr. Emily J. Blanchard, a respected scholar and economics professor from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, has joined the Department of State as Chief Economist.

“I will count on Dr. Blanchard’s analysis and strategic advice regarding the major geoeconomic forces shaping our world and to ensure that our international economic policies fuel inclusive economic growth and deliver for the American people,” Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said in a statement.

He added, “The Office of the Chief Economist plays a key role in ensuring that our foreign policy benefits U.S. workers, their families, and their communities, because in today’s world, economic security is national security. Dr. Blanchard will guide the Department’s analysis and engagement with prominent economists, thought leaders, international organizations, financial institutions, labor groups, industry, think tanks, and academia to generate data-based insights that will inform decision-makers on issues such as trade, supply chains, commercial diplomacy, infrastructure, and the climate crisis. In addition, Dr. Blanchard will work with the Foreign Service Institute and outside organizations to help deepen the Department’s economic expertise and analytic capacity, as part of the Department’s Modernization agenda.

“I welcome Dr. Blanchard to the Department and look forward to her contributions.”

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Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

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