CHICAGO (February 23, 2022) – Kristin Dziczek has joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Detroit Branch as an automotive policy advisor in the Bank's Economic Research Department. The appointment was effective February 8.
In this role, Dziczek will help to develop a research agenda around understanding the various impacts of vehicle electrification and automation on the auto industry, supply chains, auto communities, and auto workers. Her work will involve communicating research findings to policymakers, industry leaders, and the public.
Prior to joining the Chicago Fed, Dziczek served as senior vice president of research at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR). There she led the Business and Technology Research Teams, groups with expertise in economic analysis, finance, forecasting & modeling, policy, technology trends, and economic development. Dziczek joined CAR in 2005, and has more than 25 years of experience as a researcher and policy analyst.
Prior to joining CAR, Dziczek served as the associate director of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, and has worked for the U.S. Congress, General Motors Corporation, and International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. She earned her B.A. in economics, M.P.P. in public policy, and M.S. in industrial and operations engineering, all from the University of Michigan.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Background
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the nation’s central bank. The Chicago Reserve Bank serves the seventh Federal Reserve District, which encompasses the northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and the state of Iowa. In addition to participation in the formulation of monetary policy, each Reserve Bank supervises member banks and bank holding companies, provides financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government, and monitors economic conditions in its District.