Fields of interest
Economic development, financial services, regional analysis
Claire leads a team that promotes economic opportunity by equipping community stakeholders with rigorous data analysis and tools to make impactful investments.
She initiated a Federal Reserve effort to gather intelligence on small businesses conditions, leading to the launch of the Fed's annual Small Business Credit Survey—a partnership of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks. The survey has been widely covered in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Washington Post, Businessweek, Inc., and Marketplace.
Ms. Kramer Mills has been an invited speaker at the White House, U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Small Business Administration, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Kramer Mills holds a PhD in political science from Duke University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's in Government from Franklin & Marshall College.