Dr. Peter Rupert
Professor of Economics
University of California, Santa Barbara


Dr. Peter Rupert is the professor of economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and executive director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project, a research unit providing economic data, analysis, and forecasts to the community. Dr. Rupert came to Santa Barbara from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he had been a senior economic adviser for 13 years. His areas of specialization include macroeconomics, monetary economics, labor, and family economics. Dr. Rupert frequently consults with central banks and is an invited speaker at economic conferences at universities and organizations around the world.

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