Heidi Williams

Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College

Heidi Williams is a Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. She is the Director of Science Policy at the Institute for Progress, a non-partisan think tank based in Washington DC. Together with Paul Niehaus, she co-chairs J-PAL’s Science for Progress Initiative; together with Ben Jones, she co-directs the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)'s Innovation Policy working group. Heidi is lead editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, a nonresident senior fellow at the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings, and a visiting scholar at the Entrepreneurial Management unit at Harvard Business School.