BLS Senior Management Officials

Lucy P. Eldridge, Associate Commissioner for Productivity and Technology

Lucy P. Eldridge

Since February 2016, Lucy P. Eldridge has served as Associate Commissioner in the BLS Office of Productivity and Technology. Dr. Eldridge leads an organization of dedicated professionals responsible for producing timely, accurate, and relevant measures and analyses of productivity that help people assess the performance of the U.S. economy and make informed decisions.

From 2014 to 2016, Dr. Eldridge served as the Chief of the Division of Major Sector Productivity in the BLS Office of Productivity and Technology (OPT), where she oversaw the Major Sector Labor Productivity and Multifactor Productivity Programs. From 1998 to 2014, Dr. Eldridge was a senior economist in BLS conducting research to improve BLS productivity data and providing guidance on OPT management and program development. She began her career at BLS in 1993 as a research economist in the Division of Productivity Research.

Dr. Eldridge earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from The University of Arizona, and B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Hood College. She is the author of numerous publications, including articles on productivity measurement, measuring hours of work and off-shoring.

Dr. Eldridge's office can be contacted at 202-691-5600.


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Last Modified Date: August 25, 2016