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brendan.epstein@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2011
  • M.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 2006
  • B.A., Double Major in Economics and Music, Columbia University, 2003
  • Current Research Topics

  • Heterogeneity and Aggregate Labor-Market Dynamics
  • Taxes and Open-Economy Puzzles; the Labor Wedge
    • Adjunct Professor

      University of Maryland (Masters in Applied Economics Program)

    • 2015 - present
    • Spring/Summer Visiting Research Fellow and Professor

      National University of Tucuman, Argentina (Economics Department / INVECO)

    • 2015 - present
    • Adjunct Professor

      Johns Hopkins University (MS in Applied Economics Program)

    • 2013 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2011 - present
    • Adjunct Professor

      George Washington University (Economics Department)

    • 2015
    • Lecturer (while Ph.D. student)

      University of Michigan (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy)

    • 2008 - 2009
    • Lecturer (while Ph.D. student)

      University of Michigan (Economics Department)

    • 2007 - 2011
  • conference

    2015

    Midwest Macro Spring Meeting (Washington University)

    Financial Development, Employment Heterogeneity, and Sectoral Dynamics

  • conference

    2015

    Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting

    The Welfare Costs of Skill-Mismatch Employment

  • seminar

    2015

    INVECO, Department of Economics, National University of Tucuman, Argentina

    The Welfare Costs of Skill Mismatch Employment

  • discussion

    2014

    The Labor Market after the Great Recession (Kiel Institute and Richmond Fed)

    Discussion of Labor Markets after the Great Recession

  • conference

    2014

    Canadian Economics Association Annual Meeting (HEC Montreal)

    Long-Term Chages in Labor Supply and Taxes in the OECD Revisited

  • conference

    2013

    Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • seminar

    2013

    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

    Long-Term Chages in Labor Supply and Taxes in the OECD Revisited

  • seminar

    2013

    INVECO, Department of Economics, National University of Tucuman, Argentina

    Long-Term Chages in Labor Supply and Taxes in the OECD Revisited

  • conference

    2013

    Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • seminar

    2013

    Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • conference

    2013

    Southern Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • conference

    2013

    Midwest Macro Fall Meeting (University of Colorado, Boulder)

    Long-Term Chages in Labor Supply and Taxes in the OECD Revisited

  • conference

    2012

    Kiel Institute and Richmond Fed conference on New Developments in the Macroeconomics of Labor Markets

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • conference

    2012

    INVECO, Department of Economics, National University of Tucuman, Argentina

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • conference

    2012

    Canadian Economics Association Annual Meeting (University of Calgary)

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • conference

    2012

    Midwest Macro Spring Meeting (University of Notre Dame)

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • seminar

    2011

    McMaster University, Department of Economics

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

  • seminar

    2011

    Brown University, Department of Economics

    Heterogeneous Workers, Optimal Job Seeking, and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics

Awards

  • 2010

    University of Michigan

    Outstanding Graduate Student Intructor

Referee

  • Economic Letters
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economics Association
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Last update: August 17, 2015