Mike Owyang

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IDEAS

Education

Ph.D. Economics
University of California
San Diego
2000

M.A. Economics
University of California
San Diego
1996

B.A. Economics
University of California
Berkeley
1992

B.S. Mechanical Engineering
University of California
Berkeley
1992

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8558
Fax: (314) 444-8731
Email: Michael.T.Owyang@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

Michael T. Owyang

Publications in Refereed Journals

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

"Where is an Oil Shock?"
with Kristie M. Engemann and Howard J. Wall
Journal of Regional Science, March 2014, 54(2), pp. 169-185.

"Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater During Periods of Slack? Evidence from 20th Century Historical Data"
with Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
American Economic Review, May 2013, 103(3), pp. 129-34.

"Who Benefits from Increased Government Spending? A State-Level Analysis"
with Sarah Zubairy
Regional Science and Urban Economics, May 2013, 43(3), pp. 445-64.

"Discordant City Employment Cycles"
with Jeremy M. Piger and Howard J. Wall
Regional Science and Urban Economics, March 2013, 43(2), pp. 367-84.

"The Propagation of Regional Recessions"
with James D. Hamilton
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2012, 94(4), pp. 935-47.

"Multivariate Forecast Evaluation and Rationality Testing"
with Ivana Komunjer
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2012, 94(4), pp. 1066-80.
Online Appendix

"The Local Effects of Monetary Policy"
with Neville Francis and Tatevik Sekhposyan
B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2012, 14(2).

"Do Oil Shocks Drive Business Cycles? Some U.S. and International Evidence"
with Kristie M. Engemann and Kevin L. Kliesen
Macroeconomic Dynamics, November 2011, 15(3), pp. 498-517.

"Whatever Happened to the Business Cycle? A Bayesian Analysis of Jobless Recoveries"
with Kristie M. Engemann
Macroeconomic Dynamics, November 2010, 14(5), pp. 709-26.

"Is Housing the Business Cycle? Evidence from U.S. Cities"
with Andra C. Ghent
Journal of Urban Economics, May 2010, 67(3), pp. 336-51.

"Regional VARs and the Channels of Monetary Policy"
with Howard J. Wall
Applied Economics Letters, 16(12), pp. 1191-94.

"States and the Business Cycle"
with David E. Rapach and Howard J. Wall
Journal of Urban Economics, March 2009, 65(2), pp. 181-94.

"Measuring the Information Content of the Beige Book: A Mixed Data Sampling Approach"
with Michelle T. Armesto, Rubén Hernández-Murillo, and Jeremy M. Piger
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, February 2009, 41(1), pp. 35-55.

"A State-Level Analysis of the Great Moderation"
with Jeremy M. Piger and Howard J. Wall
Regional Science and Urban Economics, November 2008, 38(6), pp. 578-89.

"The Economic Performance of Cities: A Markov-Switching Approach"
with Jeremy M. Piger, Howard J. Wall, and Christopher H. Wheeler
Journal of Urban Economics, November 2008, 64(3), pp. 538-50.

"The Information Content of Regional Employment Data for Forecasting Aggregate Conditions"
with Rubén Hernández-Murillo
Economics Letters, March 2006, 90(3), pp. 339-5.

"Searching For Better Prospects: Endogenizing Falling Job Tenure and Private Pension Coverage"
with Leora Friedberg and Tara M. Sinclair
Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 2006, 6(1).

"What Explains the Varying Monetary Response to Technology Shocks in G-7 Countries?"
with Neville Francis and Athena T. Theodorou
International Journal of Central Banking, December 2005, 1(3), pp. 33-71.

"Business Cycle Phases in U.S. States"
with Jeremy M. Piger and Howard J. Wall
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2005, 87(4), pp. 604-16.

"Monetary Policy in a Markov-Switching VECM: Implications for the Cost of Disinflation and the Price Puzzle"
with Neville Francis
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, July 2005, 23(3), pp. 305-13.

"Regime Switching and Monetary Policy Measurement"
with Garey Ramey
Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2004, 51(8), pp. 1577-1598.


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