Ann Markusen

Research Associate

Areas of expertise
Regional and urban economics and planning • Industrial organization • Privatization • Military industrial complex • Economic development

Ann Markusen, an Economic Policy Institute Research Associate, has written both scholarly and popular books and articles on regional and industrial development. Markusen’s books include From Defense to Development: International Perspectives on Realizing the Peace Dividend (Routledge, 2003); America’s Peace Dividend: Essays on the Achievements of the 1990s and the Challenges Ahead (Columbia International Affairs On-line, 2000). In addition to more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, Markusen has contributed numerous op eds and shorter articles to publications such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, and The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. She served as Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York (1995-2002), on the Presidential Commission on Arms Trade Offsets (2000-01), as President of the North American Regional Science Association (2000) and as Chair of the AAAS Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy (1998-2000). Her research posts include serving as a Brookings Institution Economic Policy Fellow, a Fulbright Lecturer in Brazil, a Public Policy Institute of California Visiting Fellow, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Dortmund, Germany.

Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University
M.A., Economics, Michigan State University
B.A., Georgetown University