Edward S. Knotek II is a vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he oversees the Research Department's Macroeconomic Forecasting Group. In this role, he leads the development of the Bank’s forecasting models. Dr. Knotek’s research interests focus on macroeconomics and monetary economics. In addition to forecasting, he has conducted research on firms’ price-setting behavior, inflation dynamics, unemployment movements over the business cycle, consumers’ responses to uncertainty, and consumer debt dynamics.
Prior to joining the Cleveland Reserve Bank in 2012, Dr. Knotek was a vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Dr. Knotek has a bachelor's degree in mathematics-economics and Spanish from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He holds an MA and PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.