Carlos Garriga

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Biography

IDEAS

Education

Ph.D. Economics
Universitat de Barcelona
1999

B.A. Economics
Universitat de Barcelona
1995

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7412
Fax: (314) 444-8731
Email: Carlos.Garriga@stls.frb.org

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

For media inquiries contact:
Laura Girresch
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Office: (314) 444-6166
Cell: (314) 348-3639

Carlos Garriga

Research Officer

Published Articles

"Indirect Taxation and the Welfare Effects of Altruism on the Optimal Fiscal Policy"
with Fernando Sánchez-Losada
Economic Modelling, November 2009, 26(6), pp. 1365-74.

"Housing Policy and the Progressivity of Income Taxation"
with Matthew Chambers and Don Schlagenhauf
Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2009, 56(8), pp. 1116-34.

"Accounting for Changes in the Homeownership Rate"
with Matthew Chambers and Don Schlagenhauf
International Economic Review, August 2009, 50(3), pp. 677-726.

"Estate Taxation with Warm-Glow Altruism"
with Fernando Sánchez-Losada
Portuguese Economic Journal, August 2009, 8(2), pp. 99-118.

"The Loan Structure and Housing Tenure Decisions in an Equilibrium Model of Mortgage Choice"
with Matthew Chambers and Don Schlagenhauf
Review of Economic Dynamics, July 2009, 12(3), pp. 444-68.

"Optimal Response to a Transitory Demographic Shock in Social Security Financing"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States, April 2008, pp. 87-116.

"Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Design of Social Security Reforms"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
International Economic Review, February 2008, 49(1), pp. 291-318.

"Optimal Taxation with Imperfect Competition and Aggregate Returns to Specialization"
with Javier Coto-Martínez and Fernando Sánchez-Losada
Journal of The European Economic Association (JEEA), December 2007, 5(6), pp. 1269-99.

"Overconsumption, Reference Groups, and Equilibrium Efficiency"
Economics Letters, June 2006, 91(3), pp. 420-4.

"Two Reforms of the Social Security System in Spain,"
Investigaciones Económicas, January 2005, 29(1), pp. 117-48.

"The Status Quo Problem in Social Security Reforms"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Macroeconomic Dynamics, November 2003, 7(5), pp. 691-710.

"Reform of the Social Security System and Skill Acquisition"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Investigaciones Económicas, May 2000, 24(2), pp. 271-95.

"The Financing of the Social Security System in Spain: Dynamic Effects of a Reform"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Hacienda Pública Espanola, 2000, 30(3).

"Fiscal System and Reforms of the Social Security System"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Cuadernos Económicos de ICE, 2000, 65, pp. 117-32.

"A Simple Model of Endogenous Retirement"
with Antonio Manresa
Cuadernos Económicos de ICE, 2000, 64, pp. 207-23.

 

Articles in Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Publications

"Intertemporal Discounting and Policy Selection"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 3013, 95(2), pp. 165-180.

"Withdrawal History, Private Information, and Bank Runs"
with Chao Gu
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2012, 94(4), pp. 305-320.

"A Primer on Social Security Systems and Reforms"
with Craig P. Aubuchon and Juan Carlos Conesa
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2011, 93(1), pp. 19-36.

"Reader Exchange: How does the Fed make money for the Treasury, and are profits audited by Congress or any agency?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, April 2010, p. 23.

"Optimal Response to a Transitory Demographic Shock in Social Security Financing"
with Juan C. Conesa
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2009, 91(1), pp. 33-48.
Also printed in Robert Fenge, Georges de Ménil and Pierre Pestieau, eds., Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States, April 2008, pp. 87-116, MIT Press.

"Mortgage Innovation, Mortgage Choice, and Housing Decisions"
with Matthew S. Chambers and Don Schlagenhauf
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2008, 90(6), pp. 585-608.

"Recent Trends in Homeownership"
with William T. Gavin and Don Schlagenhauf
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2006, 88(5), pp. 397-411.

 

Working Papers

"Mortgages and Monetary Policy"
with Finn E. Kydland and Roman Šustek
Working Paper 2013-037A, posted December 2013.

"Reconstructing the Great Recession"
with Michele Boldrin, Adrian Peralta-Alva, and Juan M. Sánchez
Working Paper 2013-006B, posted February 2013, updated June 2013.

"Intergenerational Policy and the Measurement of Tax Incidence"
with Juan Carlos Conesa
Working Paper 2013-016A, posted April 2013.

"A Model of Price Swings in the Housing Market"
with Rodolfo E. Manuelli and Adrian Peralta-Alva
Working Paper 2012-022A, posted July 2012.

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Recent Commentary

"The Recent Boom in House Prices: Why Is This Time Different?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013.

"The Macroeconomy of the U.S. States: On the Road to Recovery?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013.

"Measuring the Contribution of Construction to the Slow Recovery"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013.

"How Can QE3 Affect the Housing Market?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2012.

"Examining the Housing Crisis by Home Price Tier"
with Michelle T. Armesto
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Monetary Trends, August 2009.

"Lending Standards in Mortgage Markets"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis National Economic Trends, May 2009.

"Boom & Gloom in Housing Markets: The Sequel"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis National Economic Trends, May 2008.


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