The Department of Economics is saddened to announce that Timothy S. Fuerst, AM'87, PhD'90, passed away on February 21 at the age of 54. He was the William and Dorothy O’Neill Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Fuerst conducted research on monetary theory and policy, with a special focus on business cycles. His research was published in numerous scholarly journals, and according to the RePEc database, his work ranks in the top 5 percent of the most-cited contemporary economists. Fuerst also served as senior economic adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.