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Kim Schoenholtz

Kim Schoenholtz

Joined Stern 2009

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street,
New York, NY 10012

E-mail kermit.schoenholtz@stern.nyu.edu
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Kim Schoenholtz is Professor of Management Practice in the Economics Department and teaches courses on money and banking and on macroeconomics. He also directs the Stern Center for Global Economy and Business. Previously, Schoenholtz served as Citigroup's global chief economist from 1997 until 2005.

Schoenholtz started his career as a market economist at Salomon Brothers in 1986, working in its New York, Tokyo and London operations. He was named Salomon's chief economist in 1997, and subsequently became chief economist at Salomon Smith Barney and at Citigroup.

Schoenholtz was a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan's Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies from 1983 to 1985. He received an M.Phil. in economics from Yale University in 1982 and an A.B. from Brown University in 1977. He also studied for one year in Marburg, Germany (1978-79) and completed a one-year intensive Japanese language program at Cornell (1979-80).

Schoenholtz was named in 2015 as a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee of the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. He also is a panel member of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London.

Schoenholtz is the co-author of a popular textbook on money, banking and financial markets and of a blog on the same topic at www.moneyandbanking.com.

Research Interests

  • Monetary Policy
  • Financial Regulation
  • Financial Markets
  • Macroeconomics

Courses Taught

  • Financial Crisis and the Policy Response
  • Global Economy
  • Global Perspectives on Enterprise Systems
  • Monetary Policy and Banking

Academic Background

M.Phil., Economics, 1982
Yale University

A.B., 1977
Brown University

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Professor Kim Schoenholtz's co-authored letter to Representative Patrick McHenry, Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, is highlighted

Economic Outlook Forum

Professor Kim Schoenholtz discusses the potential impact of President Trump's trade policies

Professor Kim Schoenholtz discusses the Bank of Japan's monetary policy

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Professor Kim Schoenholtz comments on the Federal Reserve's approach to monetary policy

Professor Kim Schoenholtz's joint op-ed on reforming mutual funds is referenced

Areas of Expertise


  • Currencies & Foreign Exchange
  • Federal Reserve Bank/Central bank
  • International Economic Policy
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Policy


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