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Monetary Policy and Economic Inequality in the United States

PRESENTATION March 26, 2012

Speaker / Author

John Silvia, Ph.D.

CEO, Dynamic Economic Strategy

John Silvia is enjoying the process of launching his firm, John E. Silvia, Dynamic Economic Strategy. John recently retired from his position as Managing Director and Chief Economist for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he held that position since he joined Wachovia in 2002 as the company's Chief Economist, this new launch will permit John to open his schedule for additional Speaking opportunities and Board positions while indulging in his passion for travel. Prior to Wells Fargo, John worked on Capitol Hill as a senior economist for the U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and as Chief Economist of Senate Banking, ... Read More

Olivier Coibion, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at the University of Texas, Austin

Olivier (Oli) Coibion is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Texas, Austin and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has also worked at the the College of William and Mary, Brookings Institution and the Council of Economic Advisors, and he has been a consultant to the International Monetary Fund. Oli received his undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley in 1999. He then spent a year working as a research assistant at the Brookings Institution, followed by a year at the Council of Economic Advisers. Oli received both an M.A. (2004) ... Read More

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Ph.D.

Yuriy Gorodnichenko is an assistant professor at the department of economics, University of California - Berkeley. He received his B.A. and M.A. at the EERC/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. He is broadly interested in macroeconomics and issues related to transition economies, especially labor markets and firm performance. Yuriy published his work in leading economics journals such as American Economic Review and Journal of Political Economy. ... Read More