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Paul A. Wachtel

Paul A. Wachtel

Chairman of ISET Academic Board; Stern School of Business, New York University

Paul Wachtel is a professor of economics and the Jules Backman Faculty Research Fellow at New York University Stern School of Business. He teaches courses in monetary policy, banking and central banking and global macroeconomics.

Prorfessor Wachtel has been with NYU Stern for more than 30 years. He has served as the chairperson of the Economics Department and as Vice Dean for Program Development at Stern and was also the chairperson of the University Faculty Council.

His primary areas of research include monetary policy, central banking, and financial sector reform in economies in transition. He is the author of several books, including Banking In Transition Economies: Developing Market Oriented Banking Sectors in Europe (Edward Elgar, 1998). His writing has been published in numerous journals, including, most recently, International Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Money Credit and Banking. He is also an associate editor of Japan and the World Economy and the proceedings editor for the Dubrovnik Economic Conferences. He has been a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a senior economic advisor to the East West Institute, and a consultant to the Bank of Israel, the IMF and the World Bank.

Professor Wachtel received his bachelor of arts from Queens College, his Master of Arts in economics from the University of Rochester, and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Rochester.


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