Sharon Stern is assistant division chief for employment characteristics in the U.S. Census Bureau’s Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division.
In her position, Stern oversees statistics on the labor force, health insurance and disability from several Census Bureau surveys. She has authored Census Bureau reports and papers on topics related to poverty, disability and health insurance.
Stern previously served in several other key positions at the Census Bureau, including as chief of the Poverty and Health Statistics Branch, assistant division chief in the American Community Survey Office, and survey director for a portfolio of surveys sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Stern studied economics at the University of Rochester and the University of California at Santa Barbara.