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Emily Blanchard was sworn-in as Chief Economist on January 3, 2022.  She is a leading expert on international economic policy, a professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, and a research fellow with the Center for Economic Policy Research. 

Professor Blanchard’s research lies at the intersection of international economics and public policy.  She has written extensively on how foreign investment and global value chains are changing the role of trade and trade agreements in the 21st century, and how globalization and education shape policy outcomes and the distribution of income within and across countries.  Her research is published in leading journals and has been covered by major publications including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Washington Post, and the New York Times.   She has partnered with leading institutions including the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the UN, and the IMF, to bring research to practice; she currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics, Review of World Economics, Economics and Politics, and the World Trade Review; and she is former Chair and a Founding Board member for the national non-partisan, non-profit National Economic Education Delegation. 

An award-winning teacher, Blanchard has taught at the University of Virginia and the London School of Business in addition to her courses at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.  She graduated with honors in Economics from Wellesley College and earned MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

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