2015年11月20日（星期五）下午2:30-4:40美国联邦储备系统堪萨斯城储备银行（Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City）的助理副行长、经济学家（assistant vice president and economist）Nathan Kauffman博士将访问我院。Kauffman博士主要负责农业与农村经济、区域农业信贷调查、美国联邦储备体系的农业金融数据调查研究等。其研究兴趣领域包括：农业金融、商品市场分析、农村经济、国际农村发展及农业贸易等。
此次访问包括两项内容：一是，Kauffman博士与我院教师就相关有兴趣的话题进行座谈，并 探讨开展合作的可能性。时间是2:30-3:00。二是，Kauffman博士为我院硕、博士生做一个专题报告，题目（暂定）：U.S. Monetary Policy and the Agricultural Economy.也欢迎有兴趣的老师参加讲座和互动。
Assistant Vice President and Omaha Branch Executive
Omaha Branch - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
2201 Farnam Street
Nathan Kauffman is assistant vice president and Omaha Branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. In this role, he serves as the Bank’s regional economist and representative in the state of Nebraska, recruits and works closely with the Branch’s board of directors, and is responsible for briefing the Kansas City Fed’s president – a member of the Federal Open Market Committee – on economic and business activity in the state.
In addition, Nathan is the Kansas City Fed’s lead expert in agricultural economics. He oversees several Bank and Federal Reserve System efforts to track agricultural and rural economies, including the quarterly publication of the Tenth District Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions and the Federal Reserve System’s Agricultural Finance Databook. He is also responsible for the Nebraska Economist, a quarterly publication providing insights into the Nebraska economy.
Nathan’s current research focuses primarily on agricultural finance, commodity market analysis, and the rural economy. His additional research interests include international rural development and agricultural trade.
Nathan joined the Federal Reserve in 2012 and served as an economist in the Regional Affairs Department at the Omaha Branch before being named Branch Executive in 2013. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Nathan spent three years in Bosnia and Herzegovina coordinating agricultural economic development projects.