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. She leads the financial markets and micro/macro research economics teams, serves as a policy adviser, and provides strategic direction for the research division.
Tkac conducts research on various financial market topics including investor decision making, the mutual fund industry, financial regulation, and the recent financial crisis and policy responses. Her research has won two William F. Sharpe Awards at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
In addition to publishing in academic journals, Tkac frequently speaks to academic and practitioner groups and has 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.