Andrew Atkeson is a professor of economics at the University of California–Los Angeles and a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has been affiliated with the Bank since 1998, when he started as a research economist. Prior to joining the Bank, he taught at the University of Minnesota, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Chicago.
Andy received his B.A. in economics from Yale University in 1983 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 1988. His research focuses on, among other things, monetary policy, social insurance, international economics, innovation and firm dynamics, and the intersection of macroeconomics and finance.
Andy’s work has appeared in journals such as Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.
Recent Minneapolis Fed Work
Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy
October 2015 - Staff Report
External and Public Debt Crises
July 2015 - Staff Report
Published In: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2015 (Vol. 30, 2016, pp. 191-244)
Optimal Regulation in the Presence of Reputation Concerns
October 2014 - Staff Report
Measuring the Financial Soundness of U.S. Firms, 1926–2012
June 2013 - Staff Report
The Market for OTC Derivatives
April 2013 - Staff Report
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