Stuart Andreason


Part-Time Lecturer, School of City & Regional Planning



Architecture-East Building, 204-N

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Specialization Area: Economic Development and Workforce Development

Stuart Andreason is the director of the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In his role he conducts research and works across the country to support Federal Reserve and partner organization efforts in workforce development, the labor market, and economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income workers.       

Andreason has been at the Federal Reserve since 2014 and previously served as a senior adviser on human capital and workforce development. In that role he has published articles on workforce development practice and policy and labor market trends, including deep analysis of opportunity occupations, or middle-skill jobs that pay high wages. He is the editor of Investing in America’s Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers, Developing Career-Based Training and Models for Labor Market Intermediaries.            

He is a reviewer for several academic and practice-based journals and publications. Andreason teaches economic development analysis at Georgia Institute of Technology. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in urban and environmental planning from the University of Virginia and a PhD in city and regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania.