The Minneapolis Fed recently featured a Scholar Spotlight on Rob Valletta, San Francisco Fed’s associate director of research in its Spring 2022 issue of For All, the magazine of the Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute.
The article highlights Valletta’s research on labor market policies such as unemployment insurance and their relationship to the Fed’s maximum employment goal. Valletta serves on the board of Fed System colleagues who help shape the Institute’s research and conference agendas.
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.