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Bank Leadership

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl

Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Sam Schulhofer-WohlAs senior vice president and senior advisor to the president, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl leads a team that advises Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan on her policy agenda, with a focus on integrating perspectives across the Bank’s responsibilities and business lines.

Schulhofer-Wohl’s expertise includes monetary policy, macroeconomics and financial markets. He has led Federal Reserve System and interagency work on issues ranging from the Fed’s monetary policy implementation framework to Treasury market reform and derivatives markets. Before joining the Dallas Fed, Schulhofer-Wohl served as a senior vice president of the Chicago Fed, where he led research and public engagement on policies supporting financial stability and community economic development and oversaw the Public Affairs department.

He has also served as a visiting officer at the Federal Reserve Board and as head of the research department at the Minneapolis Fed. He taught economics at Macalester College, Princeton University and the University of Minnesota. He has authored widely cited research on labor markets, inflation, econometrics, securities regulation and migration.

Schulhofer-Wohl earned a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Swarthmore College. Before training as an economist, Schulhofer-Wohl worked as a journalist at daily newspapers in Illinois, Alabama and Wisconsin.

Large-scale collaboration
  • “Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016,” GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators [600 authors, including S. Schulhofer-Wohl], The Lancet 390(10100), 1151–1210, September 16, 2017 .
Book chapters
  • “Modeling the Evolution of Age and Cohort Effects,” with Y. Claire Yang. In Dynamic Demographic Analysis: Key Contemporary Issues in Measuring and Modeling, ed. R. Schoen. The Netherlands: Springer, February 2016.
  • “Wealth and Entrepreneurship: What Can the Data Tell Us?” in Financial Services and Poverty Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean, ed. Luis Tejerina, César Bouillon, and Edgardo Demaestri, Inter-American Development Bank, December 2006
Working Papers
Fed Publications