American Forum - Understanding Food Price Inflation
October 13, 2008 - December 13, 1901
Karen Johnson was Director of the Division of International Finance at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1998 to 2007. There, she was responsible for analyzing developments in international capital and financial markets, macroeconomic and policy issues in foreign countries, and the external transactions of the U.S. while she was at the Division of International Finance. She also oversaw research on topics in international trade and finance. A former member of Stanford University's Economics faculty, she is retired from the Federal Reserve and is a self-employed economic consultant.