Paula TkacSenior Vice President and Associate Research Director
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Paula Tkac is a senior vice president and associate director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and a member of the executive leadership committee. She leads the economic research and policy function and the Regional Economic Information Network (REIN) in the Research Division. Tkac also serves as a senior monetary policy advisor to Atlanta Fed president Bostic and is actively involved in strategic leadership at both the Division and organizational levels.
As an economist, Tkac has conducted research on various financial market topics including the asset management industry, financial regulation, the municipal bond market and policy responses to financial crises. Her research has won two William F. Sharpe Awards from the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Tkac frequently speaks to private sector and community groups on issues related to monetary policy, financial regulation, and leadership. She has also appeared on C-SPAN and as an op-ed writer in the Wall Street Journal.
Before she joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in 2000, Tkac was on the faculty of the finance department at the University of Notre Dame. Tkac earned her bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in economics from the University of Chicago.
Atlanta Fed Working Papers
Other Fed Work
Paula Tkac. "Getting a Grip on Liquidity: Conference Takeaways." Notes from the Vault (2016 March).
Paula Tkac. "Central Banking in the Shadows." Notes from the Vault (2014 December).
Paula Tkac. "State of Distress?." Notes from the Vault (2014 July).
Paula Tkac. "Reducing Systemic Risk or Merely Transforming It?." Notes from the Vault (2013 July).
Paula Tkac. "After the Conference, Another Look at Liquidity," macroblog. June 6, 2016.
Nikolay Gospodinov, Paula Tkac, and Bin Wei. "Are Long-Term Inflation Expectations Declining? Not So Fast, Says Atlanta Fed," macroblog. January 15, 2016.