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Areas of Specialty

Healthy Communities, Workforce Development, Women and aging demography.

What matters to you?

Communities should provide "economic opportunities for all" that focus on equitable health, robust workforce development, and solid education.

What are some wise words to live by?

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” The Dalai Lama

What brings you joy?

Seeing a positive influence of my work.

Anu Chatterjee

Anu Chatterjee is an economist who provides strategic data evidence and actionable policy recommendations to build equitable communities. Her research and advisory services have helped communities develop compelling agendas for solving pressing economic challenges. Her expertise also includes formulating communication strategies for a broad audience.
She has several years of experience in academia and think tank policy research. Chatterjee has led research efforts on several impactful topics, including chronic disease prevention and management, obesity, the economics of nutrition, investment in medical technologies, workforce development, and aging. She is often quoted as an expert in media outlets such as Forbes and the San Diego Union Tribune and has published several opinion articles. Chatterjee also has experience speaking at leading business conferences and media.
In addition to her research, Chatterjee is the founder and Principal of Step Up Path, a consulting firm that provides mentoring and advisory services for career and college admission applications. She holds a PhD in economics from the State University of New York, Albany, a master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree from Jadavpur University in India.

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