BD Economics is a project by Brian Dew to provide useful and timely information on both recent macroeconomic trends and techniques for working with economic data.

Brian Dew ( @bd_econ)

I'm an economic researcher focused on the U.S. labor market and international trade. I'm currently a research assistant at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) and handle the CEPR uniform extracts of the Current Population Survey and American Community Survey public use microdata. I worked previously in the Statistics Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and in the Capital and Emerging Markets Department of the Institute of International Finance (IIF). I hold a master's degree in economics from American University in Washington, DC and a bachelor's degree in Pyschology and Organizational Sciences from the George Washington University.