Veronika Penciakova is a research economist and assistant adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Her major field of study is macroeconomics with a focus on firm dynamics, financial frictions, and innovation.
Prior to joining the bank in 2019, Dr. Penciakova was a pathways intern at the U.S. Census Bureau and research assistant and instructor at the University of Maryland while pursuing her graduate degree.
Dr. Penciakova received her PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, her master's degree in development studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and her bachelor's degrees in economics and international affairs from George Washington University.
Atlanta Fed Working Papers