|| ||Gary Zimmerman joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1973. As an economist, his research and analysis supports both the Economic Research and Public Information Departments. From 1996 to 1999, Gary served as the FDICís San Francisco Regional Economist.
Garyís analysis has focused on economic and banking topics in the Twelfth District, including the high technology slowdown, the effects of the Asian crises, and the cyclical behavior of the high-tech, aerospace, and construction industries. Other research has covered community bank performance, banking industry competition, and Japanese banking activities in California. Many of his research papers are available on the Bankís website (http://www.frbsf.org).