Xiaoqing Zhou is a Senior Research Economist and Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Her research is in the field of macroeconomics, consumer finance, and energy economics. She is interested in the implications of household heterogeneity and regional differences for the transmission of aggregate shocks and policies. She has studied, for example, the interaction between consumer credit markets and the macroeconomy and the link between inflation and energy prices. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.