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James Mitchell

Vice President
Areas of Expertise empirical macroeconomics, econometrics, forecasting
Department Research
  • BA,
  • Economics,
  • University of Durham,
  • 1994
  • MS,
  • Economics,
  • University of Bristol,
  • 1995
  • PhD,
  • Economics,
  • University of Cambridge,
  • 1999

James Mitchell is a vice president in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He leads the macroeconomic forecasting group, which is responsible for developing models for economic forecasting and policy analysis. His research interests are in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting.

Before joining the Cleveland Reserve Bank in 2021, Dr. Mitchell was professor of economic modeling and forecasting at the University of Warwick, where from 2013 to 2018 he headed the economic modeling and forecasting group at Warwick Business School. In academic year 2018–2019, he was a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California. Prior to Warwick, he was professor of economics and finance at the University of Leicester, and from 1999 to 2011 he worked at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London. He currently serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics and the International Journal of Forecasting. In 2022, Dr. Mitchell was elected as a fellow of the International Association of Applied Econometrics.

Dr. Mitchell holds a BA in economics from Durham University, an MSc in economics from the University of Bristol, and a PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge.