Since February 2016, Lucy P. Eldridge has served as Associate Commissioner in the Office of Productivity and Technology at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 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, where she oversaw the Major Sector Labor Productivity and Multifactor Productivity programs. From 1998 to 2014, Dr. Eldridge was a senior economist at BLS, conducting research to improve productivity data and providing guidance on 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.
Last Modified Date: April 29, 2022