Meet the Economists
- Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 1996
- B.A., Economics, Michigan State University, 1990
- Structural transformation and trade
- Market liquidity and interconnectedness
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System2019 - present
Deputy Director and Senior Economist
US Department of the Treasury2008 - 2019
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System2014 - 2015
Senior Economist International Finance
Council of Economic Advisers2008 - 2009
Lead Economist and Director of Technical Assessment
Millennium Challenge Corporation2006 - 2008
Resident Macroeconomic Advisor
Harvard Institute for International Development (Jakarta)1998 - 1999
University of the Pacific1996 - 2006
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Talan B. Iscan (2011). "Agricultural distortions, structural change, and economic growth: A cross-country analysis," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 93, no. 3, pp. 885-905.
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Talan B. Iscan (2009). "Engel versus Baumol: Accounting for U.S. structural change using two centuries of data," Explorations in Economic History, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 186-202.
- Dennis, Benjamin, Christopher Laincz, and Lei Zhu (2008). "Which exchange rates matter for FDI? Evidence for Japan," Southern Economic Journal, vol. 75, no. 1, pp. 50-68.
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Talan B. Iscan (2007). "Productivity growth and agricultural out-migration in the United States," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 52-74.
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Talan B. Iscan (2006). "Terms-of-trade risk with partial labor mobility," Journal of International Economics, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 92-114.
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Talan B. Iscan (2005). "On the terms-of-trade and sectoral reallocations," Review of International Economics, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 892-903.
- Dennis, Benjamin, and Simon Kandel (2000). "Holding out for a haircut: financial crisis, moral hazard and interest rate policy," International Journal of Finance & Economics, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 233-49.