Edward Knotek '00 is making strides in the world of economics, just as he did as an undergraduate on the Denison campus. The President's Medalist is a vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he leads the development of the Bank’s forecasting models.
Knotek’s research interests focus on macroeconomics and monetary economics. In addition to forecasting, he has conducted research on firms’ price-setting behavior, inflation dynamics, unemployment movements over the business cycle, consumers’ responses to uncertainty, and consumer debt dynamics.
Knotek joined the Bank in 2012 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 Fed in 2005.
Knotek received a B.A. in mathematics-economics and Spanish from Denison University. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.