Director of the Institute
Mark A. Wynne joined the Dallas Fed in 1989 and most recently held the position of senior economist and vice president. He is widely published in many leading professional journals. During 1997–98, Wynne worked on issues related to monetary policy strategy under economic and monetary union for the European Monetary Institute and, later, the European Central Bank. He holds first-class honors B.A. and M.A. degrees from the National University of Ireland (University College, Dublin) and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.
Institute Staff Economists
Alexander Chudik joined the Dallas Fed in November 2011. His main research interests lie in the fields of open economy macroeconomics and econometrics. He has worked on a variety of topics, including macroeconomic modeling with a global perspective, transmission of shocks in high-dimensional systems, cross-section dependence, aggregation, global imbalances and exchange-rate determination. Chudik was previously employed at the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the ING Bank. He holds a PhD degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.
Scott Davis joined the Dallas Fed in 2010. His research is in the field of open economy macroeconomics. Prior to joining the Dallas Fed, he taught at Vanderbilt University. He has also spent time at the Bank of England and the Bank of Estonia. He holds a PhD in economics from Vanderbilt University.
Everett Grant joined the Globalization Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 2015. His research interests include international economics, macroeconomics, economic crises, finance and computational economics. His recent research has focused on cross-country economic crisis contagion, the drivers of exchange rates and the evolution of the wage premium paid to financial sector workers. Before joining the Bank, Grant spent six years working at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund focused on global-macro investment strategies. He has a BA in mathematics and economics from Colgate University and an MA and PhD in economics from the University of Virginia.
Enrique Martínez-García joined the Dallas Fed in July 2007. Previously, Martínez-Garciacute;a was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and at the university's Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy. He also served with the Bank of England. His main research interests are in the fields of international macroeconomics and finance, monetary economics and applied econometrics. He holds a BA from the University of Alicante in Spain, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, all in economics.
Michael J. Sposi joined the Dallas Fed in August 2012. He has previously served as a visiting scholar at the St. Louis Fed. His research explores the role of international trade in explaining international prices, as well as the links between international trade and the process of economic development. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Iowa.