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WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Department of Economics, Union College, Schenectady, NY, Professor (2014 – present), Associate Professor (2007- 2014), Assistant Professor (2002-2007)
  • Department of Economics, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Assistant Professor (2000-2002)

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland at College Park, 2000
  • M.A. Economics, Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1995
  • B.A. Economics, Prague School of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, 1994

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:

WORKING PAPERS:

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • Consumer Finance, International Finance/Open Economy Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Introduction to Econometrics, Comparative Economics

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS:

  • Meetings of the American Economic Association, San Diego 2013, presenter and session organizer.
  • Annual Meeting of the Society of Actuaries, Washington, D.C. October 2012, invited presenter.
  • European Central Bank Conference on Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe, Vienna, Austria, November 2005, invited presenter.
  • Bank of Canada and Sauder School of Business Workshop in International Financial Markets, Vancouver, Canada, August 2005, invited presenter.
  • Annual meeting of the American Economic Association, 2003, Washington D.C., presenter and session chair.
  • NBER Summer Institute, 2002, Cambridge, MA, discussant.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • Stillman Prize for Outstanding Teaching -finalist, 2006.
  • Lamfalussy Fellowship -recipient of one of five €10,000 fellowships granted by the European Central Bank, 2004.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY:

  • Referee for the Journal of Finance, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Economic Education, Journal of Applied Gerontology.
  • Blogger at http://collegeretirement.blogspot.com/

COLLEGE SERVICE:

  • Retirement Plan Committee – 2008-present
  • Benefits Committee – 2010-present