Martin Schneider is Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is also a research associate at NBER, a research fellow at CEPR and an Affiliated Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He has published widely on topics in macroeconomics, monetary policy, and financial markets. From 2005 to 2008, he served as a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has also taught at the University of Rochester, UCLA, and NYU. He holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University and diploma in economics from the University of Bonn.