Christopher G. Collins worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics with Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon from August 2019 to June 2020 on issues related to international finance and monetary policy. He was a 2019–20 Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellow.*
Prior to joining the Institute, Collins was a research assistant in the International Finance Division of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors where he prepared the staff forecast of the foreign exchange value of the dollar and research on corporate finance and asset pricing topics. He was also an intern in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs.
Collins earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Drexel University and a graduate certificate in international development from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
*The Peterson Institute is grateful to the Eranda Rothschild Foundation for their support in establishing a junior fellowship program at the Institute that is designed to give men and women who are at an early stage of their careers the opportunity to work in an intellectually challenging, highly collaborative, and policy relevant environment, alongside some of the world’s leading economists. The Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellowship is awarded annually to outstanding young economists who have demonstrated exceptional talents in and enthusiasm for the study of economic policy.