Pedro Amaral |
Senior Research Economist
Pedro Amaral is a senior research economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His main areas of research are macroeconomics and labor economics. He is particularly interested in studying the effects of financial intermediation frictions as well as episodes of the Great Depression in countries where it occurred.
A native of Lisbon, Portugal, Dr. Amaral earned a bachelor’s degree from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He earned his doctorate in economics from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the Bank, he was an assistant professor of economics at Southern Methodist University.