Tessa Morrison was associated with the Peterson Institute for International Economics from August 2017 to May 2018. She joined the Institute as a research analyst and was appointed Eranda Rothschild Foundation Junior Fellow in March 2018. She worked with Senior Fellow Joseph E. Gagnon on issues related to international finance and monetary policy and contributed to the Institute’s Global Economic Prospects effort, led by nonresident Senior Fellow Karen Dynan. Prior to joining PIIE, Morrison worked as a research assistant in the Trade and Quantitative Studies Section of the International Finance Division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Morrison graduated summa cum laude from the College of William and Mary in May 2015 with a degree in economics.
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.