Dr. Jan Hogrefe is Director of Market Analysis and Chief Economist for Boeing Commercial. In this role he leads a team identifying and analyzing key trends in the aviation industry. He is also responsible for all studies of global macroeconomic developments for Commercial Airplanes. Jan works with senior leaders and customers throughout the industry. Prior to joining Boeing in 2014, Jan worked as a researcher and project leader at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Germany. He led economic policy consulting projects for governmental and private institutions from across Europe – most with a focus on issues regarding macroeconomics and international trade. Jan holds a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. He has conducted economic research work in Germany, The Netherlands and the United Sates and has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Jan frequently speaks at industry events and economics conferences.