Important of NBER
Organization of the NBER
The NBER is governed by a Board of Directors with representatives from the leading U.S. research universities and major national economics organizations. Other prominent economists from business, trade unions, and academe also sit on the NBER Board. James Poterba is the NBER's President and Chief Executive Officer. In addition to the Research Associates and Faculty Research Fellows, the NBER employs a support staff of 45. The NBER's main office is in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It has a branch office in New York City.