Christopher J. Nekarda
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
My research focuses on U.S. labor markets, macroeconomics, and their trends and cyclical interaction. I am interested in questions about labor market polarization, labor market flows, forecasting, as well as studying current labor market developments.
I graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2000 with highest honors in economics. I spent two years at the Brookings Institution as a research assistant and as the statistical associate editor of the Brookings Papers on Economics Activity before beginning a doctorate in economics. I received my Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in December 2008. I joined the macroeconomic analysis section of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in April 2009.
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Research and Statistics Division
20th St. & C St. NW
Washington, DC 20551-0001