NIRI DFW Members! Mark your calendars for an interesting and timely (and in-person!) conversation with Jim Dolmas of the Dallas Federal Reserve on March 29, 2023 at 11:30 AM at the One Arts Plaza Conference / Meeting Room (1722 Routh Street on the 1st Floor).
Jim will speak with NIRI DFW members about the national economy and what he is expecting in 2023 in terms of inflation, business cycles, and the impacts of politics on economics. There will be plenty of time for questions at the end of the presentation.
Boxed lunches will be provided.
Jim Dolmas is an economic policy advisor and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. His main research interests are in the field of macroeconomics, where he has worked on such topics as the costs associated with business cycles, the effectiveness of stabilization policy, inflation measurement, and the politico-economic determinants of inflation, taxation and immigration policy. His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as International Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics and Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control.
Dolmas holds a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester and a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the Dallas Fed in June 2000, he taught economics at the undergraduate and graduate level at Southern Methodist University. He has also taught at the University of Rochester and the University of Texas in Austin.
Dolmas developed and maintains the Dallas Fed’s Trimmed Mean PCE inflation rate. In addition to briefing the Bank’s president on national economic conditions, Dolmas writes monthly analyses of inflation data for the Bank’s website.