Kimberly Amadeo

Kimberly Amadeo
  • Over 20 years of senior-level corporate experience in economic analysis and business strategy
  • Has a master's in management from the Sloan School of Business at MIT
  • U.S. Economy expert for The Balance and Balance Careers, and has been writing for Dotdash (formerly since 2006


Kimberly Amadeo is president of WorldMoneyWatch. The company produces publications about the global economy that are easy to understand, succinct, and full of practical information. Examples include "The Ultimate Obamacare Handbook," published in 2015, and "Beyond the Great Recession," published in 2010.

Amadeo has analyzed market segments to identify new product niches for utilities and media companies. She was a senior sales executive for a national footwear company. She was also an urban planner where she analyzed commercial redevelopment opportunities.

Kimberly has been featured as an expert on the PBS program "To the Contrary," discussing unemployment (13:46 minutes in.) She also appeared on Varney & Co., a news talk show on the Fox Business Network. Clips of her program appearances can be seen here:

Kimberly has been interviewed by NBC News, "Even After 'Flattening the Curve," Americans Face a Long Road Back to Pre-coronavirus Normalcy." She was interviewed by CCTV America, NewsmaxTV, and Modern Survival Magazine

Others include: U.S. News and World Report, The Dallas Morning News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Xinhua, TV2 Denmark, and Industry Week. Her work has been cited by The Washington PostVoxUSA Today, Forbes, The Michigan State Law Review, Zero Hedge, Huffington Post, NASDAQ, The Washington Times, and the Washington Examiner.


Amadeo has a master's in business administration from MIT's Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

She also has a master's in planning from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Amadeo graduated with her bachelor's from the University of Rochester.

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.