Elham Saeidinezhad is a Term Assistant Professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia University. She also teaches “The Financial System (Modern Money and Banking)” at Economics Department, NYU Stern.In addition to her teaching commitments, Elham is a Market Structure Research Fellow at the Jain Family Institute. In this fellowship, she extensively examines the research by major financial institutions, cuts through the noises to identify the shifts in market microstructures, and analyzes their financial stability implications.
Previously, Elham taught at UCLA and served as a research economist in the “International Finance and Macroeconomics” research group at Milken Institute, Santa Monica, California. At Milken Institute, she investigated the post-GFC structural changes in the capital market and market-based finance ecosystem due to macroprudential regulations. Before that, she was a post-doctoral fellow at INET, studying “Money View,” which synthesizes our monetary and financial system’s modern features to examine the financial market’s evolution and central banking. Elham obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield, UK, in empirical Macroeconomics in 2013.