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Dana Peterson

Chief Economist, The Conference Board

Dana M Peterson is the Chief Economist & Center Leader of Economy, Strategy & Finance at The Conference Board. She joins The Conference Board from Citi, where for many years she served as a North America Economist and later as a Global Economist. Her wealth of experience extends to the public sector, having also worked at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. Dana’s research has been featured by US and international news outlets, both in print and broadcast. Publications and networks include CNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg, Thomson-Reuters, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She is the First Vice Chair of the New York Association for Business Economics (NYABE), and a member of NABE, NBEIC, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Dana received an undergraduate degree in economics from Wesleyan University and a Master of Science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.