Louise Sheiner is a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She has also held positions as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers, and economist for the Joint Committee on Taxation. Dr. Sheiner’s expertise covers a range of disciplines, including health economics, macroeconomics, and fiscal policy. Her recent work has focused on the geographic variation in Medicare spending.She has been a member of the Medicare Technical Advisory Panel, and the National Academy of Science Panel on the Macroeconomics of Aging. Dr. Sheiner holds an A.B. in biology, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard University.
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