Jason Faberman is a senior economist and economic advisor in the economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. His research focuses on the labor market, with a particular focus on how the interaction between employers and workers affects urban areas and the overall macroeconomy.
Faberman’s research has been published various journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, American Economics Journal: Macroeconomics, the Journal of Economic Perspectives and the Journal of Regional Science.
Prior to joining the Chicago Fed in 2011, Faberman served as a senior economist with the Philadelphia Fed and as a research economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Faberman received a B.S. in environmental science and a B.A. in economics from Lehigh University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.
U-Cov dataset (used in "Is the Unemployment Rate a Good Measure of People Currently Out of Work?" Chicago Fed Insights blog post).
Working Papers and Publications