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Kim Schoenholtz

Kim Schoenholtz

Kim Schoenholtz is professor of management practice in the economics department of New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, where he teaches courses on money, banking and financial markets, and on macroeconomics. He also is director of Stern's Center for Global Economy and Business.

Prior to joining Stern in 2009, Schoenholtz was managing director and senior advisor in Citigroup's Economic and Market Analysis (EMA) department. He served as Citigroup's global chief economist from 1997 until 2005. After taking a year's leave, he returned in 2006 as a senior advisor in EMA.

Schoenholtz started his career at Salomon Brothers in 1986. He worked in bond market research in New York before moving to Tokyo in 1988. As a director of EMA in Tokyo, he shared responsibility for Salomon's view on the Japanese economy and markets. In 1992, he transferred to London to serve as the head of EMA in Europe. He was named Salomon's chief economist in 1997, and subsequently became chief economist at Salomon Smith Barney and at Citigroup. Schoenholtz returned to New York in this role in 1999.

Schoenholtz was a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan's Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies from 1983 to 1985. He received a master's in economics from Yale University in 1982 and an AB from Brown University in 1977. He also studied for one year in Marburg, Germany. He has served as a a member of the executive committee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London and is currently a panel member of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum.

Schoenholtz co-authors with Stephen Cecchetti a blog at

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