CISSM Forum | October 27, 2011
"Jobs, Exports, and Economic Recovery"
by Michael W. Klein, Chief Economist, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Treasury Department
Michael W. Klein is Chief Economist in the Office of International Affairs, U.S. Treasury. He is on leave from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, where he is the William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and has served as a Visiting Scholar at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the International Monetary Fund.
Klein has published more than two dozen research articles on topics such as the nature and consequences of various exchange rate regimes, the effects of international factors on employment and wages, foreign direct investment, monetary policy, and political business cycles. These articles have appeared in journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the European Economic Review, the International Economic Review, and the Journal of International Money and Finance. His most recent economics book is Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era (2010, co-authored with Jay Shambaugh), and he has also published Job Creation, Job Destruction, and International Competition (2003), Mathematical Methods for Economics (2nd edition 2001), and the novel Something for Nothing (2011).