Jason Faberman is a Senior Economist & Economic Advisor in the Research, Policy, and Public Engagement Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

His research focuses broadly on the labor market, with a particular focus on the interaction between employers and workers. He has studied these interactions at the micro level, across the broader macroeconomy, and across urban areas. His research has been published in various journals, including Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Review, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives, among others.
Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2011, Faberman served as a Senior Economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2007 to 2011, and as a Research Economist with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2003 to 2007. During his time at the BLS, he worked extensively on developing and enhancing the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and the Business Employment Dynamics (BED) data. He is part of a team that developed and maintains the Job Search Supplement of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE), an extensive survey on individuals’ job search and job finding outcomes. He has also taught adjunct at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and the University of Maryland, College Park.
He received a B.S. in environmental science and a B.A. in economics from Lehigh University, and an M.S. and Ph.D.
in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Jason Faberman joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2023.