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Juman Ahmed

Juman Ahmed

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Juman received his Master of Science in financial mathematics from North Carolina State University. Prior to joining the QFP, he worked as a data scientist at Cisco, where he had a year of experience in statistical model development based on exploratory data analysis for large datasets. During his masters, he completed multiple projects on global market and the U.S. economy.


Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Jeff Allen is a quantitative fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Prior to joining the QFP, Jeff worked in the World Bank’s Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation global practice. He has also held positions at Promontory Financial Group, the U.S. Treasury Department, and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. Jeff has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a PhD in international political economy from Johns Hopkins University.


Jan-Christian Damon

Jan-Christian Damon

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Jan has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta since June 2019 as a fellow in the Quantitative Fellowship Program. He earned a Master of Science in business analytics from Wake Forest University. During graduate school, he worked for WFU as an analytics consultant for a Fortune 100 company in the retail healthcare sector.


Heesuk Jung

Heesuk Jung

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Heesuk completed a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Houston. Prior to joining the QFP, she also served as an intern in the research department for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.


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Peter McCort

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Peter received his Master of Science in data science and analytics from Georgia State University. Before he joined the QFP, he worked on data science projects in the retail sector and assisted with NLP projects at Georgia State and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.


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Mary Claire Miller

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Mary Claire received earned a Master of Science in econometrics from Southern Methodist University in 2019. While working on her degree, she joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as an intern on the Banking Supervision Risk team. In February of 2020, Mary Claire joined the St. Louis Federal Reserve as a quantitative fellow with the Digital Transformation Consulting team.


Andrew Nahlik

Andrew Nahlik

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Andrew earned a master’s and in ABD in economics from the University of Florida. He also earned a master’s in computer science from Georgia Tech. Prior to joining the QFP, he taught economics and finance for a decade at a midwestern liberal arts college. At the same time, he contributed to a data science project with an internet travel site and an NLP project with the Cleveland Fed.


Yewande Olapade

Yewande Olapade

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Yewande completed a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Houston. Prior to joining the QFP, she served as a postdoctoral fellow in the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston and as a non-Resident researcher at the Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA). Yewande also taught a graduate class in statistical methods for policy research.


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Daniel Sexton

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Daniel received a Master in Specialized Economic Analysis from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in 2016 and a Master of Science in Analytics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2020. He has worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for five years and previously was a research consultant for the International Labour Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.


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David Zink

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

David received his PhD in economics from University of California Santa Cruz in June 2021. During his PhD, he specialized in applied macroeconomics and monetary policy.