Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis
Steve Landefeld has served as Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis since 1995. Prior to becoming Director, he served in a number of other capacities at BEA including Deputy Director and the Associate Director for International Economics. While at BEA, Dr. Landefeld has led a number of pioneering statistical and management initiatives that have been recognized nationally and internationally.
Prior to coming to BEA, he served as Chief of Staff for the President's Council of Economic Advisers. He has authored numerous professional articles and has received many national and international awards for his work including the President's Distinguished Executive Award. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland.