Anastasios Karantounias is a research economist and assistant adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His major field of study is macroeconomics with a particular emphasis on optimal fiscal and monetary policy, robustness, and imperfect information.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2008, Dr. Karantounias was a research and teaching assistant at New York University. He also worked as a research intern at the Research and Statistics Division of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and the Monetary Policy Strategy Division of the European Central Bank.
Dr. Karantounias has published in Theoretical Economics and has presented his research at several conferences, including the Society for Economic Dynamics Meetings, the American Economic Association Meetings, the Econometric Society Meetings and the European Economic Association Meetings.
Dr. Karantounias received his doctorate in economics in 2008 from New York University and a master's degree in economics in 2004 from the same institution. He received his bachelor's degree in economics in 2001 from the Athens University of Economics and Business in Athens, Greece.
Atlanta Fed Working Papers