Linda Tesar is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Editor of the IMF Economic Review. She received her doctorate from the University of Rochester. She has been a visitor in the Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. She has also served on the Academic Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. During 2014-15, Professor Tesar served as a Senior Economist on the Council of Economic Advisers.
Professor Tesar’s research is in the field of international finance, with particular interests in the international transmission of business cycles and fiscal policy, the benefits of global risksharing, capital flows to emerging markets, the impact of exchange rate exposure, international tax competition and the challenges facing the euro area. Results of her research have been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of International Economics, the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Monetary Economics.