Two San Francisco economists were among the top young economists as of January 2021, according to IDEAS rankings. Mauricio Ulate, who joined the Economic Research Department in 2019, ranked 6th, and Pascal Paul, who joined in 2016, ranked 15th in the list.
The top young economist rankings acknowledge the most prolific authors from a pool of over 4,700 economists who were first published within the past five years. IDEAS is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to economics and available freely on the Internet. Based on RePEc, it indexes over 3,300,000 items of research, including over 3,100,000 that can be downloaded in full text.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.