Elif Sen is a senior economic analyst in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She 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 also developed the monthly State Unemployment Rate Nowcasts, which predict the current month's unemployment rates for the states in the Third District.
Sen joined the Bank in 2006. She has a master's degree in urban spatial analytics from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor's degree in economics with a concentration in mathematical economics from Haverford College in Haverford, PA, and has completed the Bank's Financial Business Management Certificate Program at Temple University's Fox School of Business.