Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Fatih Karahan joined the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in July 2012 as an Economist in the Microeconomic Studies Function. Fatih is an applied economist with a particular focus on the U.S. labor market. His current research focuses on the macroeconomic effects of labor market policies, the role of demographic shifts in shaping worker and firm behavior in the U.S., the nature and effect of idiosyncratic labor market risk for household behavior, and how fiscal and monetary policy interact with idiosyncratic risk. Fatih received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in May 2012. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a B.A. in Mathematics from Bogazici University in 2006.
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