Jian Wang is a senior research economist and advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He joined the Dallas Fed in October 2006. His primary research interests include open economy macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. He has also worked on topics such as optimal exchange rate policy, the exchange rate pass-through and the exchange rate determination. His articles have appeared in such publications as the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of International Money and Finance and Journal of Development Economics. Wang's primary responsibilities at the Dallas Fed include briefing the Bank's president on international economic conditions for the FOMC meetings and writing articles for Bank's publications and scholarly journals. Wang taught at Southern Methodist University and held visiting positions at the Bank of England and Hong Kong Monetary Authority. He also currently serves as editorial board member of Pacific Economic Review. Wang holds a PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and an MA from the University of Arkansas—Fayetteville.