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Ellis W. Tallman

Ellis W. Tallman

Executive Vice President and Senior Economic Policy Advisor
Areas of Expertise economic and financial history, economic forecasting, financial crises
Department Research
  • AB,
  • Economics and English,
  • Indiana University,
  • 1980
  • MA,
  • Economics,
  • University of Rochester,
  • 1985
  • PhD,
  • Economics,
  • University of Rochester,
  • 1988

Ellis W. Tallman is executive vice president and senior economic policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. In this role, he advises the Cleveland Reserve Bank’s president on monetary policy and related matters. Dr. Tallman’s research focuses on macroeconomics, economic forecasting, and US historical episodes of financial crises and policy responses.

Prior to taking up his current role, Dr. Tallman was the director of research at the Cleveland Reserve Bank and was responsible for overseeing the Research Department’s various teams conducting economic research and policy analysis. Before he joined the Cleveland Reserve Bank, Dr. Tallman was the Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics at Oberlin College, where he chaired the Economics Department. In addition, he was a visiting scholar in the Research Department at the Cleveland Reserve Bank. Prior to joining Oberlin College, Dr. Tallman was a vice president and team leader for the macroeconomics group in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and an adjunct professor at Emory University. Dr. Tallman also served a two-year appointment as a visiting senior research economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia, where he engaged in policy support and provided economic research for Australia’s central bank.

Dr. Tallman holds an AB in economics from Indiana University Bloomington and an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester.