Claire joined the IBRC team as a full-time economic research analyst in 2016. Her primary responsibility is to develop and improve calculation algorithms to generate IBRC QCEW-complete estimates of employment, wages, occupation counts and GDP by industry, and industry clusters at the county level. She also conducts analyses of economic and demographic data to provide insight into the economies of Indiana, its regions and communities, and the nation as a whole.
Prior to officially joining the IBRC, Claire had already worked as a part-time research assistant here for two years, during which she collaborated with the Center for Migration Studies of New York developing the estimates of undocumented immigrants in the United States.
Claire holds a doctoral degree in economics from Indiana University Bloomington. Her research interests include labor economics, applied econometrics and industrial organization.
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