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James A. Schmitz, Jr. Senior Research Economist

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Jim Schmitz taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and SUNY–Stony Brook before coming to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis in 1992. He is currently a senior research economist at the Bank and a visiting professor in economics at the University of Minnesota. Jim’s main interests are in the fields of economic growth and industrial organization. He has published in several journals, including the Journal of Political Economy and the American Economic Review.