Garrett Golding is a business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In this role, he analyzes trends in energy markets, geopolitics and the U.S. shale oil and gas sector. He also briefs Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan on these issues for FOMC meetings. Golding started his career in Washington, D.C., as a staff member with the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce. He then worked as a consultant at Rapidan Energy Group, an oil market and geopolitical risk advisory firm. Prior to joining the Dallas Fed, Golding was with the strategic planning department at Pioneer Natural Resources. A native of the Dallas area, Golding earned a BA in political science from Baylor University and an MA in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is one of a dozen institutions nationwide whose responsibility is implementing the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve System. Its responsibilities include reviewing price inflation and charting economic growth, as well as regulating the banks within its territory.