Nikolay Gospodinov is a financial economist and policy adviser in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His research interests include asset pricing, financial econometrics, commodity price dynamics, time series models, and forecasting.
Before joining the Atlanta Fed in 2013, Dr. Gospodinov was a professor, associate professor, and assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) from 2000 to 2013. He was also a visiting professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University from 2006 to 2007, and in the economics department at the University of Montreal in 2011.
Dr. Gospodinov has published research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. He is also coauthor of the book Methods for Estimation and Inference in Modern Econometrics with Stanislav Anatolyev.
Dr. Gospodinov is an associate editor for the Econometric Reviews and a referee for a number of other journals, including Econometrica, Review of Financial Studies, Econometric Theory, and the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He has also refereed for the National Science Foundation. He has received research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2013–16, 2010–13, 2005–08, 2002–05), Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (2010–14, 2005–09, 2002–05), and the Institute of Financial Mathematics (2010–2013, 2005–06).
Dr. Gospodinov received his bachelor of arts and master of arts in economics from the University of National and World Economy (Sofia, Bulgaria). He earned his doctoral degree in economics from Boston College in Massachusetts.