Senior Economist, International Labor Comparisons Program
The Conference Board
Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist with The Conference Board’s International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program. With over a decade of experience in international data comparisons, she leads the program in developing comparative measures of employment and unemployment, labor productivity, worker compensation, and unit labor costs.
Prior to joining The Conference Board, Crofoot was a supervisory economist for the International Labor Comparisons program at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). While at BLS, she managed the production of the International Comparisons of Hourly Compensation Costs in Manufacturing series, the most internationally comparable labor cost series available, covering 34 countries and 22 manufacturing industries. Crofoot also managed publications such as Charting International Labor Comparisons and Spotlight on Statistics: International Labor Comparisons, popular interactive graphical reports that make data comparability more accessible to the public. Crofoot’s research on the structure and dispersion of manufacturing compensation costs across countries has been published in the BLS Monthly Labor Review. Her research also focuses on the labor force in Mexico.
Crofoot follows the ILC program from BLS to its new home at The Conference Board. She holds an M.A. in economics from American University and a B.A. in political science and economics from the University of Washington.