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FOSTERING THE CENTER’S DEVELOPMENT

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

A CENTER THAT CELEBRATES MANUFACTURING

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William A. Strauss

Strauss

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

William A. Strauss is a Senior Economist and Economic Advisor in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982. His chief responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy. He also produces the monthly Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index, organizes the Bank's Economic Outlook Symposium and Auto Outlook Symposium. He also conducts several economic workshops and industrial roundtables throughout the year.

Mr. Strauss earned a B.A. in economics and geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University. He has taught economics and statistics as an adjunct faculty member for both Loyola University, Chicago and Webster University, Chicago. His research paper topics include analysis of the manufacturing sector, the trade-weighted dollar, business cycles, regional economic performance, Federal Reserve payments operations and the auto sector.

He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Crain's Chicago Business, Business Week, Investor’s Daily, The Economist and many other publications from around the country. Mr. Strauss has also been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows. He is a past president of the Chicago Association of Business Economists and currently serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Economic Education.

He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun Times, Crain's Chicago Business, Business Week, Investor's Daily, The Economist and many other publications from around the country. Mr. Strauss has also been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows. He is a past president of the Chicago Association of Business Economists and currently serves as a member of the Advisory Council for the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Economic Education.

Mr. Strauss earned a B.A. in economics and geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University.