Stephen D. Oliner

Stephen D. Oliner

Dr. Stephen D. Oliner, Senior Research Fellow for the Ziman Center's UCLA Gilbert Program in Real Estate, Finance, and Urban Economics, and American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar and Senior Adviser at the AEI Housing Center, currently works as an economic consultant after having completed a distinguished career at the Federal Reserve Board.

During the first half of his career at the Fed, Steve analyzed macroeconomic developments in the U.S. economy, with a focus on business capital spending and commercial real estate. For the second half of his career, Steve's work concentrated on U.S. financial markets, corporate finance, and household finance, but he retained responsibilities in his prior areas of expertise.

Dr. Oliner's research has covered a variety of topics, including work on business investment spending, productivity growth, information technology, monetary policy, financial markets, and real estate issues. He has compiled a substantial publication record, including articles in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Economic Perspectives, and Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

Dr. Oliner has a PhD and an MS in economics from the University of Wisconsin. He received a BA in economics from the University of Virginia.