Beth Ann Bovino

Beth Ann Bovino


Beth Ann Bovino is the U.S. Chief Economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, based in New York. In this position, she develops S&P's U.S. economic forecasts and authors the monthly U.S. Economic Forecast, the quarterly U.S. Risks To The Forecast, the weekly Financial Notes and the Weekly Economics Call. Before joining Standard & Poor's in February 2004, Beth Ann spent over ten years doing economic and market research with Sungard Institutional Brokerage, UBS Warburg, and the Federal Reserve. Beth Ann holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.

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The Economic Priority

by Beth Ann Bovinovia Peregrine
Friday, June 27, 2014

As the drive for US immigration reform becomes bogged down in election-year politics, one facet of the issue seems indisputable: An overhaul of the country’s immigration policy would be a boon to the world’s biggest economy.