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Our Researchers

Our researchers produce innovations that keep our economic and social statistics efficient and relevant. Census researchers engage in challenging and rewarding work in a wide variety of fields. Researchers present their findings in working papers, publications, and reports, and in contributions at professional meetings.

Elisabeth Ruth Perlman 
Center for Economic Studies 

Contact Information

  • 301-763-5817  
  • elisabeth.perlman@census.gov  

Fields of Interest

  • Economic History  
  • Innovation  
  • Urban/Regional Economics  
  • Automated Textual Analysis  


  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, 2016  
  • B.A., Physics and Economics, Carleton College, 2006  

Professional Experience

  • Economist, U.S. Census Bureau, 2016-Present  
  • Research Assistant, Capital Markets, Federal Reserve Board, 2007-2009  

Selected Publications

Approved on: November 4, 2016
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