Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Emory University
“The Outlook for the Global Economy”
Speaker: Sheila Tschinkel, Emory University
Topic: The Outlook for the Global Economy
Date: Thursday, February 2
Time: 11:30 Registration Desk Opens. 12:00 noon to 1:30: Luncheon and Lecture
Place: Capital City Club, 7 John Portman Blvd., NW Atlanta 30303
Cost: Lunch & Program for non-members $40. For ACIR members $30.ACIR yearly membership $50.
Sheila Tschinkel specializes in finance and economics. She has worked in emerging market economies and at the US central bank — the Federal Reserve – as well as in the private sector. She has also helped nations negotiate economic and financial agreements, including the division of the remaining assets and liabilities of countries once part of Yugoslavia.
Ms. Tschinkel is visiting faculty at Emory University in the Economics Department. Before this, she served as resident US Treasury Economic Advisor in four former Soviet countries, including her last post as advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Prior to her work abroad, Ms. Tschinkel was Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In this capacity, she regularly attended meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Federal Reserve monetary policy-setting group. Ms. Tschinkel was also an official of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Trading Desk, where monetary policy is implemented.
She is active in the Atlanta community, as a member of the Atlanta Rotary Club and the International Women’s Forum of Georgia. She served on the Emory University Board of Visitors and its Executive Committee and is presently on the Dean’s Council of the Rollins School of Public Health and the Board of the Oglethorpe Museum of Art.