Bruce Champ is Senior Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Earlier he taught at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, the Universities of Iowa and Western Ontario, and Fordham University. Dr Champ's research interests focus on monetary economics and his articles have appeared in the American Economic Review; Journal of Monetary Economics; Canadian Journal of Economics; and Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, among other leading academic publications. He coauthored the first and second editions of Modeling Monetary Economies with the late Scott Freeman.
Joseph Haslag is Professor and Kenneth Lay Chair in Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously worked as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He also taught at Southern Methodist University and Michigan State University. Professor Haslag has focused on monetary economics, and his articles have appeared in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, and International Economic Review, among other leading academic journals.