Zach Bethune is an Associate Professor of Economics with a specialization in macroeconomics and finance. His most recent research focuses on the distributional consequences of inflation and the role of private information in determining the structure of trade in financial markets. He has published in the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Economic Theory, and the Review of Economic Dynamics, amongst others. He is a member of the Financial Theory Group (FTG) and a co-organizer of the Search and Matching in Macroeconomics and Finance (SaMMF) seminar and workshop series.
Zach received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from Sam Houston State University in 2008. He previously held a position at the University of Virginia as an associate professor (with tenure) and visiting appointments at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.