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Simon Farbman

Simon Farbman is a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Farbman earned his bachelor's degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include industrial organization, political economy, and econometrics.

As a first-year associate, Farbman collaborates with economists at the Richmond Fed. He has worked Kartik Athreya and Urvi Neelakantan to investigate racial disparities in self-employment rates and with Nicolas Morales to study supply chain resilience using evidence from climate change-related flooding events.