Supervisory Risk and Surveillance
Financial Sector Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Pon Sagnanert is a financial sector advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is a member of a small team that briefs Bank leadership on market trends, monetary policy issues and financial stability topics in preparation for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Prior to joining the Dallas Fed, Pon held a number of analytical roles within the Federal Reserve System--most recently as a global fixed income and foreign exchange market specialist at the Board of Governors in Washington DC. Pon began his central banking career at the New York Fed, covering emerging market economies and Japanese financial markets.
Pon received an MA in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University and a BA in political economy from UC Berkeley. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
- MA in Economics
- University of North Dakota
- BA in Economics
- BS in Mathematics
- BA in Chinese Studies
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
- Macrosurveillance Manager, Surveillance and Industry Analysis, April 2018 – present
- Assistant Economist, Research Department, 2014–18
- Research Analyst, 2012–14
Dallas Fed Publications
- Texas Retail in the Doldrums; Brick-and-Mortar Stores Take the Brunt, Southwest Economy, Third Quarter 2017.
- Once-Robust Wage Growth Stops as Texas Economy Slows, with Emily Gutierrez, Southwest Economy, Second Quarter 2016.
- Texas Metros’ Rapid Growth Likely to Slow Following Energy Price Drop, Southwest Economy, First Quarter 2015.
- Prolonged Cold Weather in U.S. Causes Price Swings, with Mine Yücel, Quarterly Energy Update, First Quarter 2014.
- Noteworthy: Finding New Estimators of Oil and Gas Production, Southwest Economy, First Quarter 2014.
- Surging U.S. Oil Production Puts Downward Pressure on Domestic Crude Prices, with Michael Plante, Quarterly Energy Update, Fourth Quarter 2013.
- Geopolitical Uncertainty and Supply Disruptions Push Oil Prices Higher, with Mine Yücel, Quarterly Energy Update, Third Quarter 2013.
- Getting Prices Right: Addressing Mexico's History of Fuel Subsidies, with Michael Plante, Southwest Economy, Third Quarter 2013.
- Spotlight: Firms Expect Health Act to Raise Labor Costs, with Pia Orrenius, Southwest Economy, Third Quarter 2013.
- Noteworthy: Along Texas Gulf, Exports Pick Up as Oil Imports Decline, Southwest Economy, Third Quarter 2013.
- Gap Between Domestic and International Crude Prices Shrinks, with Michael Plante, Quarterly Energy Update, Second Quarter 2013.
- Noteworthy: Mexican Imports from U.S. Reach Record High, Southwest Economy, Second Quarter 2013.
- Energy Prices Rise in Response to Seasonal and Global Economic Factors, with Mine Yücel, Quarterly Energy Update, First Quarter 2013.
- Noteworthy: Eagle Ford Likely to Overtake North Dakota's Bakken, Southwest Economy, First Quarter 2013.
- 2012 in Review, with Mine Yücel, Quarterly Energy Update, Fourth Quarter 2012.
- Noteworthy: More Natural Gas, Less Coal Pace CO2 Emissions Drop, Southwest Economy, Fourth Quarter 2012.
- Prices Gain Strength, with Michael Plante, Quarterly Energy Update, Third Quarter 2012.