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Lynn Elaine Browne

Adjunct Professor
Economics; History
Brandeis University
United States of America


"Lynn Browne is an economist specializing in monetary policy and regulatory matters, as well as regional economic development. From 1975 to 2011, Dr. Browne worked as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, most recently as Executive Vice President and Economic Advisor. From 1993 to 2001, she was the Bank's Director of Research and oversaw the Bank's scholarly research and monetary policy analysis. During this period, she regularly attended meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC.) Dr. Browne's personal research has focused on issues pertaining to the New England economy and on financial crises. She has developed a website on the implications of the decline of manufacturing in the United States "

Research Interest

"Central banking, especially Federal Reserve System. New England economic development."


  • Browne LE. US economic performance: good fortune, bubble, or new era?. New England Economic Review. 1999 May 1:3.

  • Browne LE, Hellerstein R, Little JS. Inflation, asset markets, and economic stabilization: lessons from Asia. New England Economic Review. 1998 Sep 1:3.

  • Munnell AH, Tootell GM, Browne LE, McEneaney J. Mortgage lending in Boston: Interpreting HMDA data. The American Economic Review. 1996 Mar 1:25-53.

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