Keith Kuester is a Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn. Prior to joining Bonn in 2012, he spent two years as an economist at the European Central Bank and four at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He is a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a co-editor of the International Journal of Central Banking. Keith holds an MSc. in Financial Economics and Econometrics from the University of Essex, and a doctorate (Dr. rer. Pol.) from Goethe University Frankfurt.