Jing Cynthia Wu

Jing Cynthia Wu

Dillon Hall Associate Professor

Ph.D University of California, San Diego

Jing Cynthia Wu is the Dillon Hall Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Wu earned a PhD in economics from UC San Diego. Her research interests include monetary policy, zero lower bound, uncertainty, term structure of interest rates, and commodity futures markets. 

Wu has published in American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Econometrics, International Economic Review, and Jornal of Money, Credit, and Banking. She has served as a panelist at the National Science Foundation, and an associate editor at the Review of Economics and Statistics and Journal of Empirical Finance.

Her work has been cited by past Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen, current Chair Jerome Powell, Bloomberg News/Businessweek/View, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider among others. Recently, she proposed a "shadow rate" to study the economic effects of quantitative easing. Her shadow rates are published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Haver Analytics, Thomson Reuters, and Bloomberg, and used for policy analyses among central banks.

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Areas of Interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Econometrics