Global Conference 2010
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; former Director, Division of Monetary Affairs, Federal Reserve Board
Vincent Reinhart is a Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and former Director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Monetary Affairs, a post he held until 2007. Reinhart has spent more than two decades working on domestic and international aspects of U.S. monetary policy. He held a number of senior positions in the divisions of monetary affairs and international finance and served for the last six years of his Federal Reserve career as secretary and economist of the Federal Open Market Committee. Reinhart worked on topics as varied as economic bubbles and the conduct of monetary policy, auctions of U.S. Treasury securities, alternative strategies for monetary policy, and the efficient communication of monetary policy decisions. Since joining the AEI, Reinhart has published academic papers and appeared in the media addressing issues including the Federal Reserve, the mortgage system and the financial crisis.