Edward S. Knotek II Named Vice President of Economic Forecasting for Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank

Edward S. Knotek II was named vice president of economic forecasting in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, effective December 16, 2012. In this role, he leads the development and support of the Bank's forecasting models. (Download a high-res photo of Knotek.)

Knotek joined the Bank from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, where he held the position of vice president and economist. He began his career as an economist at the Kansas City Reserve Bank in 2005. 

A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Knotek also holds master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Michigan.

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