Yannick Timmer is a Senior Economist at the Monetary Affairs Division of the Federal Reserve Board. Prior to joining the Fed, Yannick worked at the International Monetary Fund in the Macro-Financial Research, World Economic Outlook, and US division. He also had positions at the European Systemic Risk Board, the Deutsche Bundesbank, and the Central Bank of Ireland. His research covers a wide range of issues in macroeconomics and finance, especially its interaction, and has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He has also recently been named Top 40 under 40 by the German Capital Magazin and a “forward thinker” by the Boston Consulting Group and the Handelsblatt. Yannick obtained a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and was a visiting Ph.D. student at Princeton University.