Dawn Holland is a Fellow of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). She is a Consultant on macroeconomic modelling and forecasting, and is also a Member of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council. She served as Chief of Global Economic Monitoring at the United Nations until February 2020, steering production of the UN’s flagship publication World Economic Situation and Prospects and the development of the UN’s World Economic Forecasting Model and other modelling tools.
Prior to joining the United Nations, she worked for many years (1996-2013) at NIESR with the National Institute’s Global Econometric Model (NiGEM), leading production of the global forecast and other modelling projects. She served on the editorial board of the National Institute Economic Review from 2003-2013.
A primary research focus has been on issues related to macroeconomic modelling and forecasting, fiscal multipliers and production functions. She has a strong interest in the modelling interactions between the macroeconomy, poverty, inequality and the environment.