Bhash Mazumder is a senior economist in the economic research department and executive director of the Chicago Census Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Mazumder's recent research has focused on the long-term effects of poor health early in life. He has also written several papers on intergenerational economic mobility. In addition to his research activities, Mazumder also oversees the operations of a research center enabling access to Census microdata on behalf of a consortium of Chicago area institutions.
Mazumder received a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Economics from New York University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.