Kartik B. Athreya

Director of Research and Head of the Research and Statistics Group
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045


Fields of interest

Macroeconomics, Consumer Finance

Kartik Athreya is the director of research and head of the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Athreya's work has been published in a variety of academic journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and International Economic Review. He previously served as an associate editor at the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Athreya has taught doctoral courses in macroeconomics at the University of Virginia and authored a book entitled Big Ideas in Macroeconomics (2013, MIT Press). He earned his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 2000.

Athreya's research interests are in macroeconomics and consumer finance. His current research aims to measure and understand household financial distress and debt repayment decisions, to quantify the links between household investments in human capital and in the stock market, and to assess the importance of risks associated with college enrollment for educational attainment and inequality.


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