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2015 DOT Civil Rights Virtual Symposium Speaker Bios - Session 9

Speaking with One Voice: Connecting the DOTs

Session 9: Future Demographic Changes and Their Impact

Erica L. Groshen, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Erica L. Groshen became the 14th Commissioner of Labor Statistics in January 2013. Prior to joining BLS, Dr. Groshen was a Vice President in the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Her research has focused on labor markets over the business cycle, regional economics, wage rigidity and dispersion, the male-female wage differential, and the role of employers in labor market outcomes. She also served on advisory boards for BLS and the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Before joining the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 1994, Dr. Groshen was a visiting assistant professor of economics at Barnard College at Columbia University and an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. She was a visiting economist at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, in 1999-2000. Dr. Groshen earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Groshen’s office can be contacted on 202-691-7800.

Howard Hogan, Chief Demographer, U.S. Census Bureau

Dr. Howard Hogan is the Chief Demographer of theUS Census Bureau. During his career, he has worked on five population censuses, population estimation & projection, as well as household and business surveys. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton’s Office of Population Research and a Masters of Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Updated: Thursday, January 7, 2016
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