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Bruce Fallick

Bruce Fallick

Senior Vice President
Areas of Expertise job loss, unemployment, worker mobility, and wage rigidity
Department Research
  • BA,
  • Philosophy and Economics,
  • University of Pittsburgh,
  • 1983
  • PhD,
  • Economics,
  • University of Pennsylvania,
  • 1988

Bruce Fallick is a senior vice president in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He leads the microeconomics group, which conducts research in various fields of microeconomics, including labor, education, public, and urban economics; oversees the regional analysis and outreach group; and provides advice on monetary policy. Dr. Fallick’s own work has focused on research related to labor and macroeconomics. His current research concentrates on job loss, unemployment, worker mobility, and wage rigidity.​​​

Prior to joining the Cleveland Reserve Bank in 2014, Dr. Fallick served as a senior economist in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He joined the Federal Reserve Board in 1993. Dr. Fallick also served as a visiting professor of economics at Oberlin College and as an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Fallick holds a BA in philosophy and economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.