Lindsay Oldenski

Lindsay Oldenski, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics from December 2013 to June 2018, is an associate professor of international economics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Prior to joining the Georgetown faculty, Oldenski taught at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and California State University, San Marcos. She has also worked as an economist at the US Department of Treasury, an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and a consultant in the biotech industry.

Oldenski’s research areas include international trade and multinational organizations. She is particularly interested in developing models that can explain and predict the offshoring decisions of multinational companies, as well as understanding the impact that offshoring has on both developed and developing countries. She is coauthor of Outward Foreign Direct Investment and US Exports, Jobs, and R&D: Implications for US Policy (2013) and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Benefits, Suspicions, and Risks with Special Attention to FDI from China (2013). Her work has been published in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

Oldenski earned a PhD in economics from the University of California at San Diego, a MPP from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and a BA from Guilford College.