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Dana Foarta

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Dana Foarta

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Assistant Professor of Political Economy
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
BA, Mathematics and Economics, Amherst College, 2009


Dana Foarta’s research examines the links between macroeconomics and political economy. It focuses on the coordination of government policies within banking unions, on the links between local and supranational regulation and on the effects of government interventions in financial markets. Her most recent work studies the welfare effects of policy coordination in banking unions, as well as the efficiency and welfare effects of centralizing banking regulation.

Research Interests: 
Design of Supranational Institutions, Political Economy, Public Debt and Fiscal Policy, Regulation of Banks and Financial Institutions