John Duca

emeritus economist at Federal Reserve Bank Of Dallas, Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics, at Oberlin College

John Duca is the Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics at Oberlin College where he teaches macroeconomics, money, and banking. He is also a part-time Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas where he conducts research in macroeconomics and finance. John has been with the Federal Reserve System for 35 years, the last 30 of which have been in Dallas. Much of his research analyzes how innovations have altered economic relationships relevant to the macroeconomy and monetary policy. From 1986 to 1991, John was a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Board, where he briefed former chairmen Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker and other Fed policymakers. Prior to joining Oberlin in 2018, John was an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and was a part-time lecturer at the University of Maryland in 1990. He holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD in economics from Princeton University.