Paula TkacExecutive Vice President and Director of Research
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Paula Tkac is an executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and is a member of the executive leadership committee. Tkac also serves as primary monetary policy adviser 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.
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. "The Performance of Open-End International Mutual Funds." Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review (2001 Q1).
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.