Julia F. Lowell

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Adjunct Economist
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Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. in economics, Wellesley College


Julia Lowell is an adjunct economist at RAND focusing on arts research as well as international economics and military acquisition. She is also a lecturer in economics at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Recent Projects

  • Economic linkages among China and other Asian economies
  • Government support for the arts and culture
  • International comparisons of defense acquisition strategies

Selected Publications

Julia F. Lowell and Elizabeth Heneghan Ondaatje, The Arts and State Governments: At Arm's Length or Arm in Arm?RAND Corporation, 2006

Charles Kelley et al., High-Technology Manufacturing and U.S. Competitiveness, RAND Corporation, 2004

Julia F. Lowell, State Arts Agencies 1965-2003: Whose Interests to Serve?RAND Corpora-tion, 2004

Mark A. Lorell et al., Going Global? U.S. Government Policy and the Defense Aerospace Industry, RAND Corporation, 2002

Kevin F. McCarthy et al., The Performing Arts in a New Era, RAND Corporation, 2002