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Michael W. Klein

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Economic Studies

Michael W. Klein is the William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. From June 2010 to December 2011 he served as Chief Economist in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

He has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of International Economics. He received a B.A from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. His research focuses on exchange rate policy, foreign direct investment, international capital mobility, the effects of international factors on labor markets, and the political business cycle.

He is co-author of Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era (MIT Press, 2010) and Job Creation, Job Destruction, and International Competition (Upjohn Institute Press, 2003), the author of the textbook, Mathematical Methods for Economics, (Addison Wesley Longman, 2nd edition 2002), and has published more than two dozen articles in journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, IMF Staff Papers, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

Michael W. Klein is the William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. From June 2010 to December 2011 he served as Chief Economist in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

He has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of International Economics. He received a B.A from Brandeis University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. His research focuses on exchange rate policy, foreign direct investment, international capital mobility, the effects of international factors on labor markets, and the political business cycle.

He is co-author of Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era (MIT Press, 2010) and Job Creation, Job Destruction, and International Competition (Upjohn Institute Press, 2003), the author of the textbook, Mathematical Methods for Economics, (Addison Wesley Longman, 2nd edition 2002), and has published more than two dozen articles in journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, IMF Staff Papers, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

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