Meredith Crowley is a senior economist in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Crowley provides research and analysis on international trade and developments in the world economy. Since joining the Chicago Fed in 2001, Crowley has also served as a visiting associate professor at Georgetown University, as an Adviser to the American Law Institute project on the Principles of the Law of World Trade and as an Advisory Board Member to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Subsidyscope project.
Crowley's research on international trade has been published in numerous journals, such as the American Economic Review, the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, the Journal of International Economics, the European Journal of Political Economy, the Canadian Journal of Economics, World Trade Review and Economic Perspectives, the Chicago Fed's quarterly research publication.
Crowley received bachelor's degrees in Asian studies and chemistry from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, a master of public policy degree in international trade and finance from Harvard University, and master's and doctorate degrees in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Crowley will be on leave teaching at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom from September 2013 through August 2014.