Michael Trebing is a senior economic analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, specializing in analysis of the region. He is the administrator of several regional surveys, including the Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey, which is often used to gauge the strength of the U.S. manufacturing industry.
Prior to his work at the Bank, Trebing held several management positions in the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s Check, ACH, IT, Statistics, and Research Divisions. Before that, he was an economist in the St. Louis Fed’s Research Department. He was also an economics instructor at the University of Mississippi, St. Louis University, and Southern Illinois University. His other positions include work as a financial futures analyst with Clayton Brokerage, St. Louis, and a research associate with the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Illinois.
Trebing has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois.