Caroline Beetz Fenske is EconWriter International’s principal economics writer, editor, researcher, and consultant. She has a PhD in economics from Northeastern University, a B.A. in economics from the University of Connecticut, and an Editing Certification from U.C. Berkeley. Caroline’s former positions include: country economist and research economist with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. and marketing and financial analyst with Hewlett Packard. She has taught economics courses at Bentley University and Northeastern University. Her research specialities are economic development, international trade, financial markets, and labor markets.