Research Economist/Senior Research Economist – Macroeconomics

Closing on: Dec 15, 2023
Job Categories: Research Senior Economist
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Cleveland OH

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland serves the Fourth Federal Reserve District, which comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. It is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington DC, make up the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States.

The Bank’s mission is to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial, and payments systems to promote optimal economic performance across the country and within the Fourth District.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is part of the nation’s central bank and we’ve provided many opportunities for professional growth during our history.

Our People Make the Difference! The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is seeking innovative thinkers with vision to build the framework that will carry the Bank into the future.


The Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland seeks new or experienced economists with research interests in inflation and price dynamics, macroeconomics, monetary economics, or applied macroeconomic time series and forecasting.  Job responsibilities include publishing research in professional journals, writing for Bank publications, and advising Bank leadership on economic conditions and policy issues.  To qualify a Ph.D. in economics is required.  Experienced candidates are required to have a publication record commensurate with experience.


To Apply:

Please apply online and include (1) a current CV, in pdf format; (2) a current research paper; and (3) three letters of reference for new candidates or three names of references for experienced candidates by December 15, 2023.

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to “Protected Individuals” as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements. In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.


Full Time / Part Time

Full time


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First (United States of America)


The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.


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