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Bandyopadhyay Joins St. Louis Fed as Research Officer


ST. LOUIS — Subhayu Bandyopadhyay has joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as an officer in the Research Division. Bandyopadhyay is the newest member of the St. Louis Fed's Center for Regional Economics. He specializes in the areas of international trade, development economics and applied microeconomics.

Previously, Bandyopadhyay was an associate professor of economics at West Virginia University in Morgantown. He earned his master's degree in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, and his doctorate in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

With branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis serves the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all of Arkansas, eastern Missouri, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, western Kentucky, western Tennessee and northern Mississippi. The St. Louis Fed is one of 12 regional Reserve banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., comprise the Federal Reserve System. As the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates U.S. monetary policy, regulates state-chartered member banks and bank holding companies, and provides payment services to financial institutions and the U.S. government.

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