David Langdon is a senior economist in the Office of the Chief Economist within the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). He joined ESA in February 2010 after working 5 years in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Chief Economist and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy. Previously, Mr. Langdon worked 7 years in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Employment Statistics program. Mr. Langdon’s has extensive experience conducting data analysis for senior Federal officials on the topics across the fields of labor economics and macroeconomics. His most recent long-term research projects have been focused on the STEM labor market and intellectual property-intensive industries. Mr. Langdon received a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.A. in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Langdon also was a recipient of a Fulbright grant for graduate studies at the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, where he spent several years as a student and research assistant.