Jane Katz is an economist with extensive teaching and research experience. She has previously served as officer and director of economic education at the New York Federal Reserve where she oversaw educational programs for college and high school students and teachers, including the Fed's economics museum. Prior to that, she was an economist in the research department at the Boston Federal Reserve, and wrote on a variety of topics including income inequality and mobility, women's labor force participation, unemployment and inflation, and a range of government and business policies. She also coauthored Harvard Business School cases focusing on business ethics and financial reporting issues. In addition to the Harvard Extension School and Summer School, she has taught Radcliffe seminars and taught at Harvard College. Katz earned a master's degree in economics from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago.