July 17, 2013 · 8:00 AM
Gary C. Zimmerman
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Gary Zimmerman joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1973. As an economist, his research, analysis, and outreach activities support both the Economic Research and Public Information Departments. From 1996 to 1999, Gary served as the FDIC’s San Francisco Regional Economist.
Gary’s research has focused on economic and banking topics in the Twelfth District. He has written articles on the western regional economy, the high-tech sector, the cyclical behavior of industries like tech, aerospace, and construction. His other published research has covered community bank and banking industry performance and competition.
He has published over 70 articles and research papers in the Bank’s Economic Letter and Economic Review publications, most are available on the Bank’s website (http://www.frbsf.org). He frequently speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy developments and conferences.
Gary earned his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Cal-State East Bay (Hayward). In the 1990’s and again in 2013, he was a guest professor at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Economics University of Vienna) in Austria. From the late-1970’s to the mid-1990’s he lectured on banking and financial institutions at the Graduate School of Business at Cal-State University, East Bay (Hayward).