Claudia Sahm

Section Chief, Consumer and Community Research Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Claudia Sahm is currently the section chief for the Consumer and Community Research section in the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board. Previously, she worked as an economist in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board, where her focus was on macro-consumption. Claudia was also a senior economist on a one-year detail at the Council of Economic Advisers. Her research focuses on consumer behavior and preferences, including responses to fiscal stimulus, income expectations, and the economic measurement. Prior to graduate school, she was a research assistant at The Brookings Institution. Claudia has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree from Denison University.