Ken Kuttner is the Robert F. White Class of 1952 Professor of Economics at Williams College and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research has addressed such issues as the roles of monetary aggregates and interest rates in monetary policy, inflation targeting, methods for estimating potential output, the Japanese economy, and the impact of monetary policy on financial markets.
Prior to joining the Williams faculty, Mr. Kuttner was the Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics at Oberlin College. He has held nonacademic positions as Assistant Vice President in the Research Departments of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Chicago. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1989, and an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982.