Elizabeth Ellery Bailey

University of Pennsylvania Wharton School
Philadelphia, PA
Economist; Public policy expert; Educator; Company research staff member and administrator
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Public Affairs and Public Policy


Professor Elizabeth E. Bailey is the John C. Hower Professor of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to UPenn, he served as Dean and Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University. Some of her other appointments include Commissioner of the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1977-83; Research Head of the Economic Research Department in Bell Laboratories, 1975-77, and Supervisor of the Economic Analysis Group in Bell Laboratories, 1973-75. She serves as a Director of TIAA-CREF and CSX Corporation, and as a trustee of The Brookings Institution, Bancroft NeuroHealth, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, where she is currently chairperson.

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