Ms. Sheahan is an applied economist who specializes in regulatory analysis and economic impact analysis across a broad range of topics, including the environment, agriculture, health, and safety. Her technical expertise includes statistical and econometric modeling, analysis of large data sets, data management, and program and policy impact evaluation.
Her current work includes benefit-cost analysis to inform decision-making among federal, state, and local agencies as well as the modeling the economic impacts of climate change. She also brings significant experience in international development, food security, and poverty alleviation garnered through research, project management, technical assistance, and non-profit management.
Ms. Sheahan holds an B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Boston University and a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University.