Dr. Janice Eberly
Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy & Chief Economist
Dr. Janice Eberly serves as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist. In this role, Dr. Eberly leads the Office of Economic Policy, which is responsible for analyzing and reporting on current and prospective economic developments in the U.S. and world economies and assisting in the determination of appropriate economic policies.
Dr. Eberly most recently served as the John L. and Helen Kellogg Distinguished
Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern
University, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1997.
Dr. Eberly previously served on the staff of the White House Council of
Economic Advisers and on the advisory panels of the Bureau of Economic
Analysis and the Congressional Budget Office. She was a Sloan Foundation
Research Fellow in Economics and is a Research Associate of the National
Bureau of Economic Research. Her research has been funded by the National
Science Foundation, and she has held editorial positions at major academic
journals, including the American Economic Review and the Journal of
Monetary Economics. Dr. Eberly publishes widely on macroeconomics and
finance, focusing on capital investment and household decisions. The American
Economics Association elected her to its Executive Committee in 2007. Prior
to her time at Northwestern, Dr. Eberly was a faculty member at the Wharton
School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Eberly holds a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, and her Ph.D. in
Economics from M.I.T.