Olivier Coibion

Malcolm Forsman Centennial Professor of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin

Olivier Coibion is the Malcolm Forsman Centennial Professor of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin. He received a BA in Economics and Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley (1999) and a PhD from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2007). He works on macroeconomic topics, including monetary policy, how agents for their expectations, inflation measurement, commodity prices, inequality, the efficacy of stimulus payments, and policy communication. Prior to joining UT Austin, Olivier worked at the International Monetary Fund, the Council of Economic Advisers, the Brookings Institution, and the College of William and Mary. He is also affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research and serves as a consultant to a number of central banks.