Alexandra Altman is an analyst in the Country Analysis Unit within the Financial Institution Supervision and Credit (FISC) Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. In that capacity, she researches Asian financial and economic issues and produces analyses of Asian foreign banking organizations. In addition, she monitors financial, regulatory, and economic development in Asia. Her research interests include monetary policy, foreign exchange, and global capital flows.
Previously, Ms. Altman worked as an international economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury on policy issues related to foreign exchange, macroeconomics, and global growth. Before joining the Treasury, she was an associate in the Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. While with the New York Fed, she worked on issues ranging from U.S. reference rate reform to Japan financial markets and served for several years as manager for the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department’s yen reserves portfolio.
Ms. Altman received a master’s degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and bachelor’s degrees in applied mathematics and business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.