Autonomous Vehicles
Jul 09, 2020
Jon Haveman
Autonomous Vehicles

Jon Haveman is the Executive Director of the National Economic Education Delegation (NEED). He is a noted California economist, where he has been practicing since 2001. In that time, he has been a prolific speaker, having given more than 300 talks to both private and public audiences. His talks range widely in topic from international trade, to income inequality and the state of the U.S., California, and Bay Area economies. He has a reputation for providing audiences with edible economic information that is readily useful in their work and private lives.

Prior to starting NEED, Jon was a principal at Marin Economic Consulting, a founding principal at Beacon Economics and the Director of the Economy Program at the Public Policy Institute of California. He has been a Senior Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers, an Economist with the Federal Trade Commission, and held a faculty position in the Business School at Purdue University.

A prolific author, Dr. Haveman has published extensively on a wide variety of economic issues. He also has a lengthy record of publishing articles in the areas of labor and international economics and a work history related to private asset accumulation. A well-known media commentator, Dr. Haveman has been quoted in The Economist, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, and San Jose Mercury News, among many other publications. His radio and television appearances include regular interviews on CBS Channel 5 in San Francisco, and interviews on KCBS AM, KGO AM, and KQED public radio. Dr. Haveman speaks regularly at events across California and has testified at numerous federal and state government hearings on issues related to seaport activity and security, technology trade, and local economic development.

Dr. Haveman holds a Ph.D and Master of Science in Economics from The University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.