Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute

2008 Annual Report
Who's Who at the Institute

Director of the Institute

Mark A. Wynne joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 1989 and is currently a senior economist and vice president. He is widely published in many leading professional journals. During 1997–98, Wynne worked on issues related to monetary policy strategy under economic and monetary union for the European Monetary Institute and, later, the European Central Bank. He holds first-class honors B.A. and M.A. degrees from the National University of Ireland (University College, Dublin) and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.

Advisory Board Chairman

John B. Taylor is Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is a globally recognized expert on international monetary and financial issues and has produced extensive research on monetary policy, fiscal policy and international economic policy. Taylor is recognized throughout the economics profession and within monetary policy circles as the originator of the Taylor rule, a guiding principle for macroeconomic stabilization followed by many central banks. He also serves as senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, was founding director of the Stanford Introductory Economics Center and is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Taylor has many years of distinguished service with the U.S. government, most recently as undersecretary of Treasury for international affairs from 2001 to 2005. He was a member of the president's Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1991. He received a B.A. in economics from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.

Senior Fellows

W. Michael Cox, senior vice president and chief economist, joined the Dallas Fed in 1984. Cox authors the Bank's annual report essays, which have received extensive attention from leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today. He is also widely published in the nation's leading economic journals. Cox received an undergraduate degree in business and economics from Hendrix College and a Ph.D. in economics from Tulane University.

Mario Crucini is an associate professor of economics at Vanderbilt University. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. He is also a member of the board of editors of the Review of International Economics. Crucini has written widely on international business cycles, the contribution of trade policy to the Great Depression and, most recently, international pricing. He received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.

Michael B. Devereux is professor of economics at the University of British Columbia and a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. He is widely published in leading economic journals and is associate editor of the International Journal of Central Banking. He received a B.A. in economics and politics and an M.A. in economics from University College, Dublin, and Ph.D. from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Charles Engel is professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has written extensively on exchange rate determination. He is currently coeditor of the Journal of International Economics and has been a visitor or consultant to many central banks, including the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, De Nederlandsche Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia, Bank of England and several Federal Reserve Banks. He received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. from the University of California–Berkeley.

Francis E. Warnock is associate professor of business administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is currently a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research associate at the Institute for International Integration Studies at Trinity College Dublin. He was recently a consultant at the International Monetary Fund and a research fellow at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. In addition, he served for several years as senior economist in the International Finance Division at the Federal Reserve Board. Warnock received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Institute Staff Economists

Simona E. Cociuba joined the Dallas Fed in 2007. Her major fields of concentration are macroeconomics, growth and development. She recently received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota.
Anthony Landry joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2006. Previously, he worked at the Bank of Canada. Landry's recent research focuses on the effects of nominal rigidities in the context of open-economy macroeconomic models. He holds an M.A. in economics from McGill University and a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University.
Enrique Martinez-Garcia's main research interests are in the fields of international macroeconomics and finance, monetary economics and applied econometrics. Previously, Martinez-Garcia was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and at the university's Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy. He also worked at the Bank of England. He holds a B.A. from the University of Alicante in Spain, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from the UW–Madison, all in economics.
Ananth Ramanarayanan joined the Dallas Fed in 2007, after receiving a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in the fields of international trade and macroeconomics.
Jian Wang is a senior economist with primary research interests in open-economy macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. Prior to joining the Bank, he taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He holds an M.A. from the University of Arkansas and a Ph.D. in economics from UW–Madison.

Support Staff

Janet Koech has been an economic analyst for the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute since October 2007. Koech holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Kansas. She is from Kenya.
Patrick Roy began working at the Dallas Fed as a research assistant in November 2007. He graduated from Bentley College in 2005 with a B.S. in economics. Roy was deployed to Iraq as a platoon leader in 2006–07 and still serves as an officer in the Texas Army National Guard.

Advisory Board Members

Charles Bean
Deputy Governor
Bank of England

Martin Feldstein
George F. Baker Professor of Economics
Harvard University
and
President Emeritus
National Bureau of Economic Research

Glenn Hubbard
Dean
Graduate School of Business
Columbia University

Otmar Issing
President
Center for Financial Studies
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Finn Kydland
Henley Professor of Economics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Nobel Laureate (2004)

Guillermo Ortiz
Governor
Banco de México

Kenneth Rogoff
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy
Harvard University

William White
Former Economic Adviser and Head
Monetary and Economic Department
Bank for International Settlements

Research Associates*

Raphael Auer
Swiss National Bank

Claudio Borio
Bank for International Settlements

Alessandro Calza
European Central Bank

Andrew Filardo
Bank for International Settlements

Andreas Fischer
Swiss National Bank

Sophie Guilloux
Bank of France

Enisse Kharroubi
Bank of France

Jens Søndergaard
Bank of England

*As of September 2008

 

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