Jonathan Wright

Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University

Jonathan Wright is a professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, specializing in empirical macroeconomics and finance and time series econometrics.  His recent topics of research include high-frequency effects of macroeconomic news announcements, forecasting, seasonal adjustment, the term structure of interest rates, and unconventional monetary policy.  He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  Prof. Wright is an associate editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics, and former coeditor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.  From 1999 to 2008, he worked at the Federal Reserve Board in the Divisions of International Finance and Monetary Affairs, ending as deputy associate director.  He has also taught at the University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania and University of Maryland.  Jonathan Wright did a B.A. at Trinity College Dublin, an M.Sc. at the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. at Harvard University.

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