Brent H. Meyer

Brent Meyer is an assistant vice president and economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He leads and sets the strategic direction for the Economic Survey Research Center, provides leadership for the monetary policy advising process, and serves as a member of the Research Division's leadership team. His primary research interests include firm behavior, survey methods, inflation, inflation expectations, macroeconomics, and monetary policy. In addition to providing monetary policy support, Meyer heads up our Economic Survey Research Center (ESRC), is involved in research using our Business Inflation Expectations (BIE), Survey of Business Uncertainty (SBU), and CFO surveys, contributes to the Atlanta Fed's Inflation Project, and to the Atlanta Fed's macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics, including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, and the Southeast economy. Meyer joined the Bank in 2013 after spending nearly seven years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. There, he served as an economist focusing on, among other things, monetary policy, inflation measurement, and inflation expectations. He started his Fed career as a research assistant. In that role, he contributed to research on macroeconomic trends and the banking and financial sector. Meyer was promoted to economic analyst in 2007, senior economic analyst in 2010, and economist in 2012. Prior to joining the Cleveland Fed, he was a research and teaching assistant at Bowling Green State University. Meyer earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, and a master's degree in economics from Bowling Green State University.