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Emily Kerr

Business Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Emily KerrEmily Kerr is a business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. As a member of the Research Department's regional group, she conducts research on regional economic issues, coordinates the production of and writes the release for the Dallas Fed's Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey and helps produce the 11th District Beige Book—the Bank's survey of regional economic conditions. She also produces articles for various bank publications.

Kerr holds a bachelor's degree in economics and an MS in economics from Baylor University.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Baylor University
    MS in economics
    BBA in economics


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Research Department
    Business Economist, January 2014 to present
    Associate Economist, 2012 to 2014
    Assistant Economist, 2010 to 2012
    Research Analyst, 2009 to 2010

Dallas Fed Publications

Journal Publications

  • “Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: Effects of Post-Tiananmen Immigration Policy,” with Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny, International Migration Review, forthcoming.
Emily Kerr