Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION  
Ph.D. Candidate, Economics
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Dissertation: Essays on Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Markets
Expected Completion: 2015

Master of Arts, Economics
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
2010

Bachelor of Arts
Economics and International Relations
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2007

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
International Finance, Business and Trade; Currency Markets and Foreign Exchange; Open Economy Macroeconomics; Emerging Markets; Money and Banking; Macroeconomics; Development Economics; Global Markets; Options and Futures

FELLOWSHIPS  & AWARDS
Global Association of Risk Professionals,
Risk Management Research Grant, Current

Senior Teaching Distinguished Fellowship,
Fordham University, 2014-2015

Mahony Prowse Scholarship Award,
Fordham University, 2013-2014

Teaching Fellowship
Fordham University,  2011 – 2014

Finalist, Graduate Research Competition
Fordham University,  2013

Summer Research Fellowship
Fordham University, Summer 2012

TEACHING & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Lecturer
Fordham University, College of Rose Hill
Introduction to Macroeconomics; Introduction to Microeconomics

Graduate Assistant
Fordham University, Graduate School of Business
Research assistant to Robert Bendheim Chair & Professor of Finance, Dr. Paul McNelis

SELECT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“Issuing Options Contracts as an Alternative Central Bank Policy Tool for Currency Market Intervention” Eastern Economic Association 40th Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2014  

“The Impact of Remittances on Exchange Rate Volatility and Inflation Volatility in Dollarized Economies”
Missouri Valley Economics Association 50th Annual Meeting
Kansas City, Missouri, October 2013

“Remittances and Exchange Rate Volatility in Dollarized Economies”
New York State Economics Association 66th Annual Conference
Farmingdale State College, October 2013

SELECT PUBLICATIONS AND WORKING PAPERS
“Options and Central Banks Currency Market Intervention: The Case of Colombia”, Helena Glebocki Keefe and Erick W. Rengifo, 2014,  forthcoming

Working Paper: “The Response of Remittances to Home and Host Country Macroeconomic Factors in Eastern Europe” 2014

Working Paper: “The Impact of Remittances on Exchange Rate and Inflation Volatility in Dollarized Economies” 2013

PROFESSIONAL & OTHER EXPERIENCE  

Graduate Student Association Representative, Economics
Fordham University
Bronx, NY
2013-2015

Cactus Global, Inc.
Freelance Editor, Economics and Statistics Division
New York, NY
2014

Media Morph, Analyst
Market Research and Financial Programming
New York, NY
2010 – 2011

MasterCard Advisors, Associate Managing Consultant
Payments Consulting
Purchase, NY
2007 – 2009

RELATED SKILLS  
Programming: MatLab, R, Latex, Eviews 7, Stata
Languages: Polish (fluent)


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