Bart Hobijn

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor

Bart Hobijn


Bart Hobijn is a senior economist and economic advisor in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In this position, he conducts research and policy analysis on technological progress and economic growth, price measurement, and labor market dynamics.

Before joining the Chicago Fed in May 2022, Hobijn was a full professor in economics at Arizona State University and worked in the Economic Research departments of the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco and New York.

Hobijn completed his Ph.D. in economics at New York University and his MS in econometrics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. He serves as a member of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Technical Advisory Committee.

Bank Publications

Chicago Fed Letter

Bart Hobijn, Russell Miles, Jim Royal, Jing Zhang | 2023 | No. 475 | January Download
Bart Hobijn, Russell Miles, Jim Royal, Jing Zhang | 2022 | No. 470 | August Download

Economic Perspectives

Bart Hobijn, Ayşegül Şahin | 2023 | No. 1 | July Download

Working papers

Working Papers

Dennis Bonam, Bart Hobijn | 2024 | No. 2024-11 | April Download
Bart Hobijn, Robert S. Kaplan | 2024 | No. 2024-01 | February Download
Gadi Barlevy, Jason Faberman, Bart Hobijn, Ayşegül Şahin | 2023 | No. 2023-38 | October Download
Hie Joo Ahn, Bart Hobijn, Ayşegül Şahin | 2023 | No. 2023-18 | May Download
Bart Hobijn, Ayşegül Şahin | 2022 | No. 2022-54 | November Download

Presentations and Other Resources

The Loose Concept of Labor Market Slack
Labor-Market “Slack-Dash Kineograph”
The Drivers of Inflation Amid a Global Inflation Surge
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