Benjamin Mandel

Economist in the Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve Board

Benjamin R. Mandel is an Economist in the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board. His research interests include international trade, open-economy macroeconomics and asset pricing, and he has written on the subjects of import quality, trade in primary commodities, offshoring, productivity measurement, export competitiveness, and investment in visual art.

His work has been published in scholarly journals such as the American Economic Review and Journal of Economic Perspectives. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Ben received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis, a B.Sc. in Applied Economics from Cornell University, and worked as a Financial Analyst at the investment bank Lazard Frères & Co.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey