Riccardo DiCecio

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Education

Ph.D. Economics
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
2004

M.A. Economics
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
2000

M.A. Economics
Universitá Commerciale L. Bocconi
Milan, Italy
1997

B.A. Economics
Universitá Commerciale L. Bocconi
Milan, Italy
1996

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7375
Fax: (314) 444-8730
Email: Riccardo.DiCecio@stls.frb.org

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries contact:
Adam Allington
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Office: (314) 444-8783
Cell: (314) 313-3783

Riccardo DiCecio

Economist and Special Assistant to the President

Published Articles

"A Flexible Finite-Horizon Alternative to Long-run Restrictions with an Application to Technology Shocks"
with Neville Francis, Michael T. Owyang, and Jennifer E. Roush
FORTHCOMING: Review of Economics and Statistics.
Online Appendix

"Cross-country Income Convergence Revisited"
with Levon Barseghyan
Economics Letters, December 2011, 113(3), pp. 244-7.

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences"
with Levon Barseghyan
Journal of Economic Theory, September 2011, 146(5), pp. 1828-51.
Previously circulated under the title "Entry Costs, Misallocation, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences"

"Income Convergence in the United States: A Tale of Migration and Urbanization"
with Charles S. Gascon
Annals of Regional Science, October 2010, 45(2), pp. 365-77.

"Sticky Wages and Sectoral Labor Comovement"
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, March 2009, 33(3), pp. 538-53.

"Optimal Monetary Policy, Endogenous Sticky Prices, and Multiple Equilibria"
with Levon Barseghyan
Topics in Macroeconomics, January 2007, 7(1), pp. Article 8.

 

Review Articles

"Institutional Causes of Output Volatility"
with Levon Barseghyan
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2010, 92(3), pp. 205-23.

"Supply Shocks, Demand Shocks, and Labor Market Fluctuations"
with Helge Braun and Reinout De Bock
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2009, 91(3), pp. 155-78.

"Changing Trends in the Labor Force: A Survey"
with Kristie M. Engemann, Michael T. Owyang, and Christopher H. Wheeler
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2008, 90(1), pp. 47-62.

"An Estimated DSGE Model for the United Kingdom"
with Edward Nelson
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2007, 89(4), pp. 215-31.

 

Articles in Other Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Publications

"Shortcomings of and Improvements to Measures of Income across Countries"
with Julieta Caunedo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2010, pp. 20-22.

"Income Differences around the Globe Go Beyond Physical, Human Capital"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, April 2010, pp. 12-13.

"Is There an Inflation Disconnect, and Could It Affect Policymaking?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Central Banker, Fall 2007, p. 5.

"Gas Prices: Don't Panic... Yet"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Central Banker, Fall 2006, p. 5.

 

Book Chapters

"The Great Inflation in the United States and the United Kingdom: Reconciling Policy Decisions and Data Outcomes,"
with E. Nelson, in M.D. Bordo and A. Orphanides, eds.
The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking,
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, pp. 393-438.

"Euro Membership as a U.K. Monetary Policy Option: Results from a Structural Model,"
with E. Nelson, in A. Alesina and F. Giavazzi, eds.
Europe and the Euro,
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010, pp. 415-39.

 

Conference/Seminar Presentations

2014

"Aggregate Shocks and the Two Sides of Credit Reallocation," Spring 2014 Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Columbia, MO, 05/30/2014

"Aggregate Shocks and the Two Sides of Credit Reallocation," University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 05/02/2014

"Aggregate Shocks and the Two Sides of Credit Reallocation," 14th Missouri Economic Conference, Columbia, MO, 03/21/2014

2013

"Federal Reseve Forecasts: Asymmetry and State Dependence," 67th ESEM, Gothenburg, Sweden, 08/29/2013

"Federal Reserve Forecasts: Asymmetry and State Dependence," University of Milano-Bicocca, 3/28/2013

2012

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," Fall Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Boulder CO, 11/10/2012

"The Federal Reserve's Forecast Asymmetries Over the Business Cycle," 27th Annual Congress of the EEA, Malaga, 8/31/2012

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," ESEM, Malaga, 8/30/2012

"The Federal Reserve's Forecast Asymmetries Over the Business Cycle," CEF 18th International Conference, Prague, 6/29/2012

2011

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," 7th Applied Time Series Econometrics Workshop - St. Louis Fed, 10/28/2011

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," CEF, 17th International Conference, San Francisco, CA

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," EEA, 26th Annual Congress, Oslo, Norway

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," Midwest Macro Meetings, Nashville, TN

2010

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences," Banco de España, Madrid, Spain

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences," CEMFI, Madrid, Spain

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences," EEA, 25th Annual Congress, Glasgow, U.K.

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain," WEAI, 85th Annual Conference, Portland, OR

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences," Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences," SNDE 18th Annual Symposium, Novara, Italy

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Working Papers

"Externalities, Endogenous Productivity, and Poverty Traps"
with Levon Barseghyan
Working Paper 2008-023B, posted July 2008, updated June 2014.

"Identifying Technology Shocks in the Frequency Domain"
with Michael T. Owyang
Working Paper 2010-025A, posted August 2010.

"Heterogeneous Firms, Productivity, and Poverty Traps"
with Levon Barseghyan
Working Paper 2005-068B, posted October 2005, updated December 2006.

"Aggregate Shocks and Labor Market Fluctuations"
with Helge Braun and Reinout De Bock
Working Paper 2006-004A, posted January 2006.

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Recent Commentary

"Recent Changes in Labor Force Participation: Trend or Cycle?"
with Charles S. Gascon
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis National Economic Trends, June 2010.

"Why Income Per Worker Differs Worldwide"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis National Economic Trends, March 2010.

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