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Robert Triest

Robert Triest

Chair and Professor of Economics

Before joining Northeastern University, Bob Triest was a vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, where he led the Macroeconomic Applications and Policy Studies group and served as Director of the New England Public Policy Center. Before joining the Boston Fed, Triest was associate professor in the economics department at the University of California-Davis and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University. An applied economist whose research focuses on labor economics and public policy, Triest’s recent work focuses on the intersection of economic circumstances and educational outcomes as well as the impact of long-term unemployment on household finances. He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.A. in economics from Vassar College.

  • Education

    PhD, Economics
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

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    301 Lake Hall
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115