Amaze Lusompa is an Economist in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Prior to joining the department in 2020, Amaze received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Irvine. He also holds a B.A. in economics from NC A&T State University and an M.S. in Economic and Statistical Modeling from Duke University. His primary research interests are in econometrics and macroeconomics.