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Allan H. Meltzer

Allan MeltzerAllan H. Meltzer is the author of “A History of the Federal Reserve, Volume I” and a second volume is due to be published this year.

He has served as a consultant on economic policy for the U.S. Congress, U.S. Treasury, Federal Reserve, the World Bank and foreign governments.


George Loewenstein

George Loewenstein

A trained econonomist, George Loewenstein studies the border between economics and psychology.

Loewenstein's research addresses consumer decision-making, why do consumers buy what they buy and how might the economy affect their decisions.


Marvin Goodfriend

Marvin GoodfriendFrom 1993 to 2005, Marvin Goodfriend was the senior vice president and policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. 

He is a visiting scholar with: European Central Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Board, Institute for International Economic Studies (University of Stockholm), International Monetary Fund and Swiss National Bank.


Martin Gaynor

Martin Gaynorvideo Martin Gaynor's research is focused on the economics of health care markets and health care organizations. 

His research on health care markets concentrates on the restructuring of health care markets and implications for antitrust policy, vertical restraints in health care, the industrial organization of the physician services market, and the effects of information in markets for health services.


Chester Spatt

Chester SpattChester Spatt is a former chief economist and director of the Office of Economic Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

His research addresses taxation and asset allocation with an emphasis on tax-deferred investing, estate planning and how taxation of capital gains and losses impacts investor realization behavior and asset pricing.