Neil Mehrotra is an assistant vice president and policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, where he was previously a junior scholar from 2016-17. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomic Analysis in the Office of Economic Policy at the US Treasury Department from March 2021 to November 2022. Prior to joining Treasury, Neil was senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (2019-2021) and an assistant professor in economics department at Brown University (2013-2019).
Neil received an A.B. in economics from Princeton University in 2005 and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 2013. His research focuses on declining interest rates and secular stagnation, including implications for monetary and fiscal policy. He also studies financial frictions and firm dynamics. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.