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Our Researchers

Our researchers produce innovations that keep our economic and social statistics efficient and relevant. Census researchers engage in challenging and rewarding work in a wide variety of fields. Researchers present their findings in working papers, publications, and reports, and in contributions at professional meetings.

Ron Jarmin 
Associate Director for Economic Programs 
Economic Directorate 

Contact Information

  • 301-763-1858  
  • ron.s.jarmin@census.gov  

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization  
  • Urban and Regional Economics  
  • Applied Microeconomics  


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 1992  
  • B.A., Economics, Central Washington University, 1987  

Professional Experience

  • Associate Director for Economic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, 2016-Present  
  • Assistant Director for Research and Methodology, U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2016  
  • Chief Economist and Chief, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, 2008-2010  
  • Assistant Division Chief for Research, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, 2004-2008  
  • Economist, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, 1992-2004  
  • Performing the Non-Exclusive Duties of the Director (aka Acting Director), U.S. Census Bureau, 2017-Present  

Selected Publications

Approved on: October 19, 2017
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