About Monetary Policy Analytics

Monetary Policy Analytics Inc. DBA LHMeyer is a Washington D.C.-based independent research advisory service focused on global macroeconomics and monetary policy. Our clients include global financial institutions.

We work with financial professionals such as strategists, traders, and portfolio managers to help understand how the outlook for growth, the unemployment rate and inflation affect current and prospective policy..

Our target is to provide our clients with our own expectations for the course of monetary policy decisions as well as an understanding of monetary policy strategy so they can anticipate policy and market developments and make more informed investment decisions.

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The adventure began when Larry was a professor of the Economics Department at Washington University in St. Louis for 27 years, teaching macroeconomics and monetary theory to undergraduates and graduate students. He won several teaching awards along the way. During this time, his understanding of monetary policy was further deepened by a year as a visiting scholar at the St. Louis Fed and then at NY Fed. Larry was a US Federal Reserve governor from June 1996 to January 2002.

To learn more about how Monetary Policy Analytics began, view our background.

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Larry Meyer

Larry Meyer


Dr. Meyer served as a Governor on the Federal Reserve Board from June 1996 through January 2002. While serving as a Fed governor, Dr. Meyer became widely known as an influential member of the Federal Open Market Committee and built a reputation for independent thinking and straight talk about monetary policy. He has been widely acclaimed for his ability to bring clarity to the chaos of economic data and to demystify the art and science of monetary policymaking. He was  a professor of economics and a former chairman of the economics department at Washington University, where he taught for 27 years before joining the Federal Reserve Board. During that period, he spent a year as a visiting scholar at both the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He is a fellow of the National Association of Business Economics and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Council of Foreign Affairs, and has served on the advisory panel to the Congressional Budget Office. He is the author of A Term at the Fed: An Insider’s View, published by HarperBusiness in July 2004.

Larry and his long-term colleagues, Derek Tang, Kevin Burgett, and Jaqueline Dolson, co-founded Monetary Policy Analytics, Inc. They were Larry’s team at Monetary Policy Insights before they founded Monetary Policy Analytics and have expanded the scope of Monetary Policy Insights and degree of client interaction.

Derek Tang, CFA


Derek Tang is a co-founder and President of MPA as well as an Economist. Before joining MPA, Derek spent six years at Macroeconomic Advisers as an economist. In this capacity, he was trained by a Fed Governor and a top Board staffer on the Fed’s strategy with respect to monetary policy and, forecastings US economic developments with large-scale macro models. He leads the team’s work on financial market developments, including the response of financial markets to monetary policy actions and to changing expectations about the course of monetary policy, and leads the effort to anticipate changes in participants’ federal funds rate path reported each quarter.  He has a special focus on the evolution of the Fed’s balance sheet and on balance sheet policy, and regularly writes about this in Balance Sheet Watch.. Derek was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, is a CRA, and speaks English and Chinese. 

Kevin Burgett

Senior Economist

Kevin is a co-founder and Senior Economist at Monetary Policy Analytics. Previously, Kevin had been an economist at Macroeconomic Advisers. Kevin graduated from the University of Michigan with majors in mathematics and economics. He also leads the team’s analysis of the incoming economic data, writes about the team’s expectations for growth, the unemployment and inflation in The Outlook Context, summarizes and interprets recent communications of FOMC participants in his Weekly Update, andand  offers our interpretation each month on the jobs report. He also performs scenario analysis using the Fed’s primary large-scale macroeconomic model, FRB/US

Jacqueline Dolson

Director of Client Relationships

Jacqueline Dolson co-founder of MPA, assistant to the president, and director of client relationships. She has worked with Larry longer than anyone else on the team.  As assistant to the president, now Derek, she has her hand in almost everything that goes on at MPA.  As director of client services, she reaches out to clients to schedule pre FOMC and other client calls and to be sure clients are happy with their relationship with the firm. Previously, Jacqueline was Director of Client Relations at Macroeconomic Advisers. Jacqueline graduated from the University of Delaware.


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