Michael Gapen is a Managing Director and Head of US Economics Research at Barclays. Mr. Gapen joined Barclays in 2010 from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, where he was a Section Chief responsible for monetary and financial market analysis and assisted the Board and the FOMC in the formulation of monetary policy response to the financial crisis.
Prior to that, he served as an Economist with the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Gapen has also taught Finance and Economics at institutions including Indiana University, the University of Notre Dame, and Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Gapen holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Indiana University.