Diane Lim Rogers is the Concord Coalition’s (http://www.concordcoalition.org/) first Chief Economist and their first “blogger” (EconomistMom.com (http://economistmom.com/)). In 2007-2008 she was Chief Economist for the House Budget Committee. In 2006 she was Research Director of the Budgeting for National Priorities project at the Brookings Institution, where she wrote about fiscal responsibility and participated in the Concord Coalition’s “Fiscal Wake-Up Tour.” Diane served as Chief Economist for the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats, and Principal Economist for the Joint Economic Committee Democrats. She was a Senior Economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers during the last year of the Clinton Administration and first 100 days of the Bush Administration, and in President Clinton’s final Economic Report of the President (2001) drafted the sections extolling the merits of fiscal discipline. Diane has also worked at the Urban Institute, the Congressional Budget Office, and Penn State University. Diane holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan (1983), an M.A. from Brown University (1984), and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia (1991). Her husband, John, is an economist at the Federal Reserve Board, and they have four children.