Charles I. PlosserMember, Shadow Open Market Committee
Charles I. Plosser
Charles I. Plosser served as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2006 to his recent retirement in 2015. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and serves as a director on several boards. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Plosser was the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy and director of the Bradley Policy Research Center at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester, where he also served as dean from 1993 to 2003. His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory and policy, econometrics, and finance. He has published articles in the major economic journals and served as co-editor with Robert King of the Journal of Monetary Economics for 20 years. Plosser has been a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He also has served a as Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In the last decade, Plosser has given over one hundred talks around the world to audiences comprised of academics, the business community and the general public on topics ranging from economics and public policy to management education and forecasting. He earned a BE degree from Vanderbilt University in 1970 and an MBA and PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 1972 and 1976, respectively.