OECD Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department
OECD Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department since October 2014.
She also serves as the OECD Representative at the Deputies’ meetings of the G20 Finance Track. She ensures that the Department is at the forefront of economic thinking and coordinates the work of the Country and Policy Studies branches. She also contributes to the New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) and Inclusive Growth (IG) initiatives.
Earlier Ms. Mann served as a Senior International Economist at the US President’s Council of Economic Advisors and worked as a Special Assistant to the Vice-President for Development Economics & Chief Economist at the World Bank. She spent 13 years on the Federal Reserve Board as a Senior Economist.
She was the Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University and from 1997-2011 was a Senior Fellow and visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. She has authored or co-authored seven books, 60 articles, and numerous shorter pieces and testimony. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Harvard University.