Full Name
Elizabeth Crofoot
Job Title
Senior Economist
Speaker Bio
Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist at Lightcast. With 20 years of experience assessing US and global labor market data, she researches business responses to labor and talent shortages and works with global enterprises to address this challenge. Most recently, her research has focused on worldwide demographic shifts and implications for global labor supply. She also works with companies to identify rising skills and occupations in their markets and to build skills-based hiring and training plans.

In prior roles, Elizabeth was Senior Economist at The Conference Board and a Supervisory Economist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. She has extensive experience in global labor market competitiveness, including evaluating labor cost competitiveness across countries.

Elizabeth has appeared as a guest economist on Yahoo! Finance, the TD Ameritrade Network, and NPR’s Marketplace and has authored numerous reports and blogs on labor shortages and workforce training and development. Elizabeth holds an MA in economics from American University and a BA in political science and economics from the University of Washington in Seattle. A West Coast transplant, she currently lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband and two young children.
Elizabeth Crofoot