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Nathan L. Converse

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, London School of Economics, 2013
  • M.Phil., Development Studies, University of Oxford, 2003
  • B.A., International Affairs, The George Washington University
Current Research Topics
  • Capital flows to emerging markets
  • Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2019 - present
  • Senior Economist

    White House Council of Economic Advisors

    2021 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2019
  • Adjunct Lecturer

    Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

    2018
  • Contributing Writer

    Oxford Analytica

    2008 - 2010
  • Senior Research Assistant

    Institute of International Finance

    2004 - 2006
  • U.S. Housing as a Global Safe Asset: Evidence from China Shocks
    William Barcelona, Nathan Converse, and Anna Wong
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/IFDP.2021.1332
  • Emerging Market Capital Flows and U.S. Monetary Policy
    John Clark, Nathan Converse, Brahima Coulibaly, and Steven B. Kamin
    International Finance (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/infi.12355
  • How ETFs Amplify the Global Financial Cycle in Emerging Markets
    Nathan Converse, Eduardo Levy-Yeyati, and Tomas Williams
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/IFDP.2020.1268
  • Differential Treatment in the Bond Market: Sovereign Risk and Mutual Fund Portfolios
    Nathan Converse and Enrico Mallucci
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/IFDP.2019.1261
  • Uncertainty, Capital Flows, and Maturity Mismatch
    Nathan Converse
    Journal of International Money and Finance (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2017.07.013
  • Emerging Market Capital Flows and U.S. Monetary Policy
    John Clark, Nathan Converse, Brahima Coulibaly, and Steve Kamin
    IFDP Notes (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2573-2129.23
  • Large Capital Inflows, Sectoral Allocation, and Economic Performance
    Gianluca Benigno, Nathan Converse, and Luca Fornaro
    Journal of International Money and Finance (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2015.02.015
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2015)
  • International Capital Flows, Sectoral Resource Allocation, and the Financial Resource Curse
    Gianluca Benigno, Nathan Converse, and Luca Fornaro
    VOX (2015)
  • conference

    September 2020

    Annual Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA)

    Differential Treatment in the Bond Market: Sovereign Risk and Mutual Fund Portfolios

  • conference

    August 2020

    European Economic Association

    U.S. Housing as a Global Safe Asset: Evidence from China Shocks

  • conference

    March 2020

    Eastern Economic Association

    Pushing or Pulling: Quantitative Easing, Quantitative Tightening, and International Capital Flows

  • conference

    August 2019

    European Economic Association

    Differential Treatment in the Bond Market: Sovereign Risk and Bond Mutual Funds Portfolios

  • conference

    June 2019

    Society for Computational Economics

    Differential Treatment in the Bond Market: Sovereign Risk and Bond Mutual Funds Portfolios

  • conference

    June 2019

    University of York Asset Pricing Workshop

    Differential Treatment in the Bond Market: Sovereign Risk and Bond Mutual Funds Portfolios

  • conference

    August 2018

    European Economic Association

    How ETFs Amplify the Global Financial Cycle in Emerging Markets

  • conference

    May 2018

    CEMLA Meeting of Monetary Policy Managers

    U.S. Fiscal Reform and Capital Flows to Emerging Economies

  • conference

    May 2018

    Emerging Markets Group-ECB Workshop on International Capital Flows

    How ETFs Amplify the Global Financial Cycle in Emerging Markets

  • conference

    May 2016

    UCL-Banque de France-JIMF Workshop on the Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy

    Uncertainty, Capital Flows, and Maturity Mismatch

  • conference

    November 2015

    Annual Meeting of CEMLA Central Bank Researchers Network

    The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Financial Conditions in Emerging Markets

  • conference

    June 2015

    Standford SITE Session on the Macroeconomics of Uncertainty

    Uncertainty, Capital Flows, and Maturity Mismatch

  • conference

    January 2015

    IMF-UKAID Workshop on Capital Flows in Frontier and Emerging Markets

    Uncertainty, Capital Flows, and Maturity Mismatch

  • conference

    June 2014

    North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society

    Uncertainty, Capital Flows, and Maturity Mismatch

  • conference

    May 2014

    IDB-JIMF Conference on Macroeconomic and Financial Challenges Facing Latin America

    Large Capital Inflows, Sectoral Allocation, and Economic Performance

  • conference

    May 2014

    Spillovers from Monetary Policies since the Global Financial Crisis

    The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Financial Conditions in Emerging Markets

  • conference

    December 2012

    Annual Meering of the Spanish Economic Association

    Capital Flow Volatility and Maturity Mismatch in Emerging Market Economies

  • conference

    July 2008

    NBER Summer Institute on the Economics of National Security

    The Fate of Young Democracies

Awards
  • 2012

    Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics

    Deutsche Bank Doctoral Fellowship

  • 2001

    The George Washington University

    Shapiro Scholarship at Oxford University

Conference Organization
  • March 30, 2018 | Washington, DC

    Washington Area International Finance Symposium

    Organizer

Referee
  • Review of Finance
  • Journal of International Money and Finance
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Review of International Economics
  • International Journal of Central Banking
  • International Review of Economics and Finance
  • International Finance
  • World Development
  • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
  • Economica
  • Comparative Political Studies
  • British Journal of Political Science
Last update: June 30, 2022