Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board
Elizabeth Crofoot is Senior Economist at the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (TCB). With nearly 20 years of experience assessing US and global labor market data, she researches policy and business responses to labor market dynamics, including issues around workforce training and women’s labor force participation. Previously at TCB, Crofoot authored the quarterly Global Consumer Confidence report and led the International Labor Comparisons program for several years. Most recently, her research has focused on reimagining US labor markets and consumer spending in the post-COVID era.
Prior to joining The Conference Board, Crofoot was a supervisory economist for the International Labor Comparisons program at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). While at BLS, she managed a team of economists that developed comparable country measures of labor productivity, worker compensation, and unit labor costs. She also published research examining international manufacturing competitiveness in the BLS Monthly Labor Review.
Crofoot holds an MA in economics from American University and a BA in political science and economics from the University of Washington.