Dasha Safonova

Financial Economist
Office of Financial Intermediaries

Education Summary

  • ​Ph.D. Economics,
    University of Notre Dame, 2017
  • M.A. Economics,
    University of Notre Dame, 2014
  • B.S.B.A. Economics,
    Finance and Decision Science,
    Old Dominion University, 2012

Fields of Interest

  • Banks and depository institutions
  • Government policy and regulation
  • Network theory
  • Information and market efficiency
  • Financial Economist
    Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    2017–Present
  • Dissertation Fellow
    Research Department
    Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    May 2015–August 2015
  • Search Engine Optimization Analyst
    SEO Bounty
    2010–2015
  • Dasha Safonova, 2017, Home Production, Employment, and Monetary Policy, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 64(C): 57–66​.
  • Dasha Safonova, 2017, Interbank Network Disruptions and the Real Economy.

CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

  • Paper presentation, 25th Finance Forum, 2017
  • Discussant, 25th Finance Forum, 2017
  • Paper presentation, Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting (Edinburgh), 2017
  • Paper presentation, Georgetown Center for Economic Research Biennial Conference, 2017
  • Paper presentation, Georgetown Center for Economic Research Biennial Conference, 2015
  • Paper presentation, Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings (St. Louis), 2015

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2017
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 2017
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Charlotte), 2017
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 2016
  • University of Notre Dame, 2016
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 2015

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