Here you can find information about the committee members of the RTE Conference.

Dean Croushore

Dean Croushore is Professor of Economics and Rigsby Fellow at the University of Richmond. He joined the University of Richmond in 2003 after 14 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, where he was Vice President and Economist. The focus of his research in recent years has been on forecasting and on how data revisions affect monetary policy, forecasting, and macroeconomic research. Dr. Croushore’s publications include articles in many leading economics journals. He is author of M&B, published by Cengage, and co-author with Andrew B. Abel and Ben S. Bernanke of Macroeconomics, 10th edition, published by Pearson/Addison Wesley.

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Domenico Giannone

Domenico Giannone is a Senior Principal Economist at, Fellow of the International Association of Applied Econometrics (IAAE), and Research Fellow of the Centre for European Policy Research (CEPR). His general fields of research are macroeconometrics, time series econometrics, forecasting, monetary policy, and business cycles. Prior to joining Amazon, he was Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Visiting Lecturer at Columbia University and Harvard University, Professor of Economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles and at LUISS University of Rome, Founder and Director of, and Economist at the Monetary Policy Research Division of the European Central Bank. He was a member of the CEPR Business Cycle Dating Committee and Scientific Coordinator of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network.  He holds a PhD from the Université libre de Bruxelles, 2004.

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Shaun P. Vahey

Current affiliations include the University of Warwick, CAMA (ANU), the NIESR, EABCN and AIIN. Teaching experience at the University of Cambridge, the University of British Columbia, Claremont McKenna College, Melbourne University, the ANU and Warwick. Previous stints at policymakers include the Bank of England, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Norges Bank. Research has been published in (among others) the American Economic Review, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics and the Economic Journal.

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Simon van Norden

Simon van Norden has been at HEC Montreal since 1997. He is currently Professeur Titulaire in the Finance Department. Previously, he has worked for the Bank of Canada. He is a CIRANO fellow, a member of CIREQ and a visiting scholar at the FRB Philadelphia. He has done some adjunct teaching at WBS and ETH Zurich, and he is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business Cycle Research. His research interests include forecasting, business cycles, and macroeconomic policy.

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