Wenxin Du

Financial Research Advisor at Federal Reserve Bank Of New York, Faculty Research Fellow at National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER), Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business at University Of Chicago

Wenxin Du is a Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Financial Research Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She studies global currency and fixed income markets, central banking, financial regulations, and emerging market finance. She was the recipient of 2022 Award for Economics in Central Banking, and was named the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 2019-2021, In addition, she has won several top academic awards for her research, including the Amundi Pioneer First Prize and AQR Insight Award Top Prize for her work on deviations from covered interest rate parity. Du’s findings have been featured in Bloomberg, Financial Times, The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal, and her work has been published in leading academic journals. She also serves as an associate editor at the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research. Prior to joining Booth, Du held the position of Principal Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where she was responsible for monitoring and analyzing developments in international financial markets for the FOMC. She was also a central bank research fellow at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. She earned an A.M. and a Ph.D. both in Economics from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Swarthmore College with Highest Honors.