Kristen Broady

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Kristen Broady is a Senior Economist, Economic Advisor, and Director of the Economic Mobility Project. Kristen most recently served as a Fellow at the Brookings Institution, performing research and analysis on areas that include the racial wealth gaps, the return to education investment, and the disparate economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, Broady has conducted research on mortgage foreclosure, labor and automation, and racial health disparities. She is a lecturer at Spelman College and has served on the faculties of Alabama A&M University, Dillard University, Dominican University, Fort Valley State University, Howard University, Kentucky State University, and as a visiting faculty member at Jiangsu Normal University in Xuzhou, China. Broady earned a B.A. in criminal justice at Alcorn State University and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in business administration with a major in economics at Jackson State University.

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