O. Emre Ergungor is a senior economic advisor in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He serves in the Banking Policy and Analysis Group, which conducts research on regulatory policy and banking issues and provides advice on financial policy formulation. He specializes in research related to information economics, financial stability and systemic risk analysis, and municipal finance.
Dr. Ergungor joined the 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 oversaw the Federal Reserve System’s Public Pension Fund and State and Local Finance Financial Monitoring Team (Muni FMT), which monitored municipal bond markets, state and local funding, and public pension funds. He was named to his current position in 2016. 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.