Olena Chyruk is a senior research analyst in the economic research department and a member of the finance team at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Her research and policy work focuses on forecasting inflation and interest rates, term structure modeling, and human capital and asset allocation over the life cycle. Her current projects include the analysis of bond risk premia and the use of term structure data in predicting economic recessions. Chyruk’s research has been published in Economic Perspectives and Annual Review of Financial Economics.
Chyruk received a B.Sc. in international business management and economics from Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine), M.A. in economics from Kiyv School of Economics (Ukraine), and a Ph.D. in economics from University of Iowa.