Saeed Zaman is an economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Mr. Zaman’s research interests include inflation and prices, macroeconomic nowcasting and forecasting, and monetary policy. His current research focuses on methods of inflation forecasting and nowcasting, a technique used to monitor the state of the economy in real time. Recently, he started developing flexible parametric approaches to model the nonlinearities and asymmetries among macroeconomic indicators in multivariate models. In addition, he contributes to the development of macroeconomic forecasting and policy models.
Mr. Zaman has a BS in computer engineering from the G.I.K. Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology in Topi, Pakistan. He holds an MS in computer science from the University of Southern California and an MA in economics from Cleveland State University. He is pursuing a PhD in economics at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
“Financial Nowcasts and Their Usefulness in Macroeconomic Forecasting.” With Edward S. Knotek II. International Journal of Forecasting, forthcoming.
“Nowcasting US Headline and Core Inflation.” With Edward S. Knotek II. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 2017, 49(5): 931–968.
“Forecasting Inflation: Phillips Curve Effects on Services Price Measures.” With Ellis W. Tallman. International Journal of Forecasting, 2017, 33(2): 442–457.
“Evidence of Forward-Looking Loan-Loss Provisioning with Credit Market Information.” With Lakshmi Balasubramanyan and James B. Thomson. Journal of Financial Services Research, 2017, 52(3): 191–223.