Katheryn (Kadee) Russ was nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics from June 2021 to April 2023, specializing in open-economy macroeconomics and international trade policy. She is a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis and is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, serving as a faculty research associate for the NBER's International Trade and Investment program and as co-organizer of the International Trade and Macroeconomics workshops.
Russ served as senior economist for international trade and finance for the White House Council of Economic Advisers during 2015–16, receiving presidential recognition for outstanding service. She has been a visitor at central banks in Europe and the United States, a research advisor at the Halle Institute for Economic Research in Germany, and a research associate of the Institute for Globalization and Monetary Policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She is a member of the academic advisory board for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and of the Econofact network. She also serves as a vice president of the International Banking and Finance Association.
She was recently appointed an editor-in-chief of the Review of World Economics and has written numerous articles on international trade and finance, including for the Journal of International Economics; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics; and Harvard Business Review.