O. Emre Ergungor |
Assistant Vice President and Economist
Emre Ergungor is an assistant vice president and economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He is responsible for the household finance section of the Banking Policy and Analysis Group, which conducts research on regulatory policy and banking issues and provides advice on financial policy formulation. He also oversees the Federal Reserve System’s Muni Financial Monitoring Team (FMT), which monitors municipal bond markets, state and local funding, and public pension funds. Dr. Ergungor specializes in research related to financial intermediation, information economics, housing policy, and credit access in low- to moderate-income households.
Dr. Ergungor joined the Cleveland Reserve Bank in 2000 as an economist. He was promoted to senior research economist in 2009, and served as an advisor to the Banking Policy and Analysis Group. He was named to his current position in April, 2014. He also serves as an adjunct professor of finance at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Ergungor earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Bogazici University and his MBA from Koc University, both in Istanbul. He earned his PhD in finance from the University of Michigan.