2023 OECD Sustainable Investment Days


Elizabeth Schaefer


Acting Director of Investment Services and Director of Research


Elizabeth Schaefer is the Director of Investment Research and Acting Director of Investment Services with SelectUSA in the U.S. Department of Commerce. She leads data, service delivery, evaluation, and analytical work relating to foreign direct investment promotion in the United States. Prior to joining SelectUSA, Elizabeth served as an international macroeconomic expert with the ITA’s Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, providing decision makers with economically grounded, data-driven recommendations applicable to current trade and investment policy. Elizabeth has an M.A. in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland.