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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 joined New York University Stern School of Business in 2009. He is a Professor of Management Practice in the Economics Department and teaches courses on money, banking and financial markets, and on macroeconomics. He also directs the Stern Center for Global Economy and Business. Previously, he was managing director and senior advisor in Citigroup's Economic and Market Analysis (EMA) department. Schoenholtz served as Citigroup's global chief economist from 1997 until 2005.

Schoenholtz started his career at Salomon Brothers in 1986. He worked in Bond Market Research in New York before moving to Tokyo in 1988. As director of EMA in Tokyo, he shared responsibility for Salomon's view on the Japanese economy and markets. In 1992, he transferred to London to serve as the head of EMA in Europe. He was named Salomon's chief economist in 1997, and subsequently became chief economist at Salomon Smith Barney and at Citigroup. Schoenholtz returned to New York in this role in 1999.

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). He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London and is currently a panel member of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum. He is the co-author of a textbook on money, banking and financial markets.

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

Areas of Expertise


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


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