Gene Amromin is a senior financial economist in the financial markets group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Prior to joining financial markets in 2008, he had been a financial economist since 2005 with the payments studies group at the Chicago Fed. His research interests include household financial decision-making, mortgage markets, retirement savings, payment choices and taxation and corporate finance. Amromin’s research has been published in the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Journal of Public Economics and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
Before joining the Chicago Fed in 2005, Amromin was on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC. Amromin received a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.