Tuesday, October 12, 2010
The Fed's Academic Advisory Council meets twice annually, in March and September, to provide monetary policy advice to the central bank. Chowdhury joins more than a dozen other professors from institutions within the Chicago Fed’s district.
Chowdhury specializes in open economy macroeconomics and monetary policy. As the chief economist for Capital Market Consultants in Milwaukee, he prepares quarterly and monthly commentaries on U.S. and global economic issues and challenges. He also provides regular advice on economic policy issues to a number of investment firms and financial institutions.