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Cristina Arellano

Senior Research Economist


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Cristina Arellano has been a senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since 2009. She has also been an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Minnesota (2004–9). Cristina received her B.S. in economics from Indiana University in 1999 and earned a Ph.D. in economics in 2004 from Duke University. Since 2009 she has also served as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on international macroeconomics, sovereign debt, and financial crises.

Cristina’s work has appeared in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Economic Theory, and the Journal of Development Economics.

Recent Work/Updates

Fiscal Austerity during Debt Crises
January 2016 - Staff Report

External and Public Debt Crises
July 2015 - Staff Report
Published In: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2015 (Vol. 30, 2016, pp. 191-244)

Linkages across Sovereign Debt Markets
July 2014 - Staff Report

Renegotiation Policies in Sovereign Defaults
January 2014 - Staff Report
Forthcoming In: American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings

Default and the Maturity Structure in Sovereign Bonds
October 2013 - Staff Report
Published In: Journal of Political Economy (Vol. 120, No. 2, 2012, pp. 187-232)

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