Desirée van Welsum is an economist and manages The Conference Board Business Scenario Program.

She has over 10 years of experience in applied economic research and policy analysis on private and public sectors in the economy. Prior to joining the Conference Board, she worked at the OECD, the UN (UNCTAD and ITU), and the UK National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). She has also worked as a consultant for the RAND Corporation, INSEAD, the European Commission, and the World Bank.

She holds a PhD from Birkbeck College (University of London), an MSc from the University of Nottingham, and a Maîtrise from the University of Paris IX Dauphine. She has published widely in the areas of the impacts of IT, including on growth and productivity, innovation, employment and skills, trade in services, and offshoring and outsourcing.

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