Dan Andrews

Head of Structural Policy Analysis Division, OECD Economics Department

Dan Andrews is Head of the Structural Policy Analysis Division at the OECD, where he leads teams to analyze the drivers of productivity and employment growth, with an emphasis on the role of digital technologies, structural reform and recessions. From 2018-20, Dan was Chief Adviser on Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Policy at the Australian Treasury, where he led an effort to integrate large-scale microdata sources into the policy process, served as Co-Chair of the OECD Global Forum on Productivity and represented Australia on the OECD Economic Policy Committee. His research exploits micro-data to assess the causes of the global productivity slowdown and the impact of structural reforms on growth. Prior to 2018, he was Deputy Head of Structural Policy Analysis Division and leader of the Productivity Workstream in the OECD Economics Department. Dan was a central banker at the Reserve Bank of Australia for a decade and undertook graduate studies at Harvard University, before joining the OECD in 2009 .

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