Michael Kister

Research Analyst

Michael Kister has been a research analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since September 2019. He works with C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow Olivier Blanchard on issues related to fiscal policy.

Prior to joining the Institute, Kister was a research assistant in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, where he developed models relevant to conducting inference on macroeconomic conditions. He received his bachelor’s degrees in physics and economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017.