Will Melick joined Kenyon in 1998 and teaches macroeconomics, money and financial markets, and econometrics. He has led seminars on the Global Financial Crisis, the economics of oil and gas, and sovereign debt. Melick researches the recovery of expectations from options markets, including applications to crude oil during the Gulf War, the impact of central bank intervention in foreign exchange markets and the response of the federal funds rate to monetary policy pronouncements.

Melick spent the 2001–2002 academic year as senior international economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers and was a research associate with the Cleveland Fed for ten years. Prior to Kenyon, Melick was a Federal Reserve Board research economist for eleven years, spending one year at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland.

Areas of Expertise

Financial economics, monetary economics, econometrics


1987 — Doctor of Philosophy from The Ohio State University

1984 — Master of Arts from The Ohio State University

1982 — Bachelor of Science from Indiana Univ Bloomington

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