Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl is an American economist who is Senior Vice President and Director of Financial Policy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.[1] He was previously Research Director of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank,[2] and an economics professor at Princeton University.[3][4]
Samuel Aryeh Schulhofer-Wohl
Alma materUniversity of Chicago, (PhD)
Swarthmore College, (BA)
Scientific career
Fieldsmacroeconomics, applied econometrics
InstitutionsFederal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Princeton University
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Life and education
Raised in Philadelphia and Chicago, Schulhofer-Wohl studied physics and economics at Swarthmore College while preparing for a career as a journalist.[5] He spent four years working as a copy editor and reporter at The Journal-Standard, the Birmingham Post-Herald, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, before returning to Chicago for a PhD in economics at the University of Chicago.[6]
Schulhofer-Wohl's research focuses on applied econometrics, monetary policy, and macroeconomics.[2][7] With Miguel Garrido, he showed that the 2007 closure of The Cincinnati Post affected voter turnout and the re-election chances for incumbents.[3][8] With Greg Kaplan, he has studied the decline in migration among American workers.[9][10]
Selected works
  1. ^ "The WFE 2020 Series: Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Senior Vice President and Director of Financial Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago | The World Federation of Exchanges". focus.world-exchanges.org​. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  2. ^ a b Saphir, Ann (2016-09-10). "Minneapolis Fed seeks new research chief after Schulhofer-Wohl leaves". Reuters (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  3. ^ a b Robertson, Laura. "When Papers Die: Princeton economist and ex-journalist Sam Schulhofer-Wohl examines the fallout: dangers to democracy". Style Weekly. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  4. ^ "Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Names New Research Director | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis". www.minneapolisfed.org​. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  5. ^ Ryan, Barbara Haddad (June 2000). "The New Swarthmore Journalists: From the newsroom to the Internet, young Swarthmoreans are making their mark in the media" (PDF). Swarthmore College Bulletin.
  6. ^ "College Corner: Gazette Founder Sam Schulhofer-Wohl '98 - The Phoenix". 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  7. ^ "Sam Schulhofer-Wohl". IGC. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  8. ^ "Paper Trail | On the Media". WNYC Studios. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  9. ^ "American workers find less incentive to relocate". Princeton University. Retrieved 2020-12-15.
  10. ^ Lowrey, Annie (2013-12-10). "Why Are Americans Staying Put? (Published 2013)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-12-15.

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