Jens Christensen

Senior Economist in the Economic Research Department at Federal Reserve Bank Of San Francisco

Jens Christensen is a Senior Economist in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, which he joined in 2006 after receiving his PhD in finance from Copenhagen Business School. He also holds an MSc in economics from the University of Copenhagen. His research interests include credit risk modeling, credit risk management, and interest rate term structure modeling. His research in this area is widely cited and has been published in leading academic journals such as the Economic Journal, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Financial Econometrics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking amongst others. Finally, he is a frequent presenter at international conferences on issues related to sovereign bond markets and monetary policy.