Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Linda Goldberg is a Vice President of International Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a Research Associate of the NBER. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve in 1995, Linda was a professor of economics at New York University and a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She regularly teaches at Princeton University, mainly courses in international macroeconomics and finance. She has worked or consulted for numerous international agencies, including the IMF, the World Bank, and the OECD. Linda has served as an Associate Editor of the Economic Policy Review and is an Editor of the Current Issues in Economics and Finance, journals of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and is the Book Review Editor of the Journal of International Economics. Linda's main research interests are in international macroeconomics, on exchange rates and real economic activity, on the international role of the dollar, and in international banking. Key themes in her research include the selection of currencies for international transactions, and the related consequences of these choices, and the effects of exchange rate fluctuations on prices, domestic and foreign investment activity, and labor market outcomes. Another line of frontier research work focuses on issues in international banking, including the role of globalization of finance in international transmission of shocks and policy effectiveness. Linda has a PhD in Economics from Princeton University (awarded 1988), and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics, from Queens College, City University of New York with Honors, where she graduated with the honors of Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. She is a native of New York City and a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science.