Carol Corrado

Carol Corrado

Former Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, Economics
The Conference Board

The following is a biography of former employee/consultant.

Carol Corrado is Distinguished Principal Research Fellow in Economics at The Conference Board, conducting research that focuses on intangible capital, digital innovation, and economic growth from a business perspective. Corrado frequently speaks on these subjects at professional conferences and workshops and has authored widely cited papers on intangibles and their role in the growth of modern economies.  Corrado’s work also addresses the measurement of consumer digital services prices, data as an asset, and IT investment goods.  An essay on re-imagining GDP that she co-authored won the Indigo Prize in 2017, and she received the ASA’s prestigious Julius Shiskin Award for Economic Statistics in 2003. In addition to her position at The Conference Board, Corrado is Senior Policy Scholar at the Center for Business and Public Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and Fellow at the National Institute for Economic and Social Research in the UK.  Previously a member of the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC, Corrado holds a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in management science from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Publications by Carol Corrado


External Publications

  • "How do you Measure a ‘Technological Revolution’?" with Charles R. Hulten. American Economic Review 100:5 (May 2010), 99-104.
  • "Measuring intangible capital and its contribution to economic growth in Europe" with Bart van Ark, Janet X. Hao, Carol Corrado & Charles Hulten. European Investment Bank Papers 14:1 (December 2009), 62-93.
  • "Intangible Capital and U.S. Economic Growth"with Charles Hulten and Dan Sichel. Review of Income and Wealth 55: 3 (September 2009), 661-685.
  • "Macroeconomic Implications of Intangible Assets" In Intangible Assets: Measuring and Enhancing their Contribution to Corporate Value and Economic Growth, A workshop summary, Christopher Mackie, rapporteur, 21-25. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press (2009).
  • "The Contribution of Multinational Corporations to U.S. Productivity Growth, 1977-2000" with Paul Lengermann and Larry Slifman. In International Trade in Services, M. Reinsdorf and M. Slaughter, eds., 331-360. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press (2009).