Elif Sen is a senior economic analyst in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Her responsibilities include conducting the Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey, which asks participants about the direction of change in overall business activity and about the various measures of activity at their firms, such as employment, orders, and prices. She also analyzes regional data for the Bank’s Third District, which includes eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware; these analyses are released on the Bank’s website.
Sen joined the Bank in 2006. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in mathematical economics from Haverford College in Haverford, PA; completed the Bank’s Financial Business Management Certificate Program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business; and recently earned a master’s degree in urban spatial analytics at the University of Pennsylvania.