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Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Senior Vice President and Director of Research


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Sam Schulhofer-Wohl is senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He oversees the Bank’s Research Division, leads its economists in advising the Bank’s president on monetary policy, and regularly attends meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee in Washington, D.C. Schulhofer-Wohl also serves on the Bank’s Management Committee.

Currently, Schulhofer-Wohl’s economic research focuses on risk sharing and migration. His work has appeared in the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Dynamics, Quantitative Economics, Demography, the Journal of Development Economics, and other journals. He is an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development.

Schulhofer-Wohl joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis as a senior economist in 2010 and was promoted to senior vice president in 2013. From 2007 to 2010, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He has a background in newspaper journalism and has worked at the Freeport (Ill.) Journal-Standard, the Birmingham (Ala.) Post-Herald, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Schulhofer-Wohl received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in physics from Swarthmore College.

Recent Work/Updates

The Age-Time-Cohort Problem and the Identification of Structural Parameters in Life-Cycle Models
June 2016 - Working Paper

Inflation at the Household Level: Web Appendix
June 2016 - Working Paper

Inflation at the Household Level
June 2016 - Working Paper

Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration
October 2015 - Working Paper
Forthcoming In: International Economic Review

Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration: Online Appendix
June 2015 - Working Paper

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