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kurt.f.lewis@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Iowa, 2007
  • B.S., Finance, Economics, Iowa State University, 2001
  • Current Research Topics

  • Bank Liquidity, Credit and LIBOR
  • Macrofinancial Models
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2013 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2007 - 2013
    • Adjunct Professor

      Johns Hopkins University

    • 2009 - 2014
  • Carlson, Mark, Kurt F. Lewis, and William R. Nelson (2014). "Using Policy Intervention to Identify Financial Stress," International Journal of Finance & Economics, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 59-72.
  • Whiteman, Charles H., and Kurt F. Lewis (2008). "Prediction Formulas," in Durlauf, Steven N., Lawrence E. Blume eds., The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. . 2nd. ed.New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Carlson, Mark A., Thomas B. King, and Kurt F. Lewis (2011). "Distress in the Financial Sector and Economic Activity," B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 11, no. 1, Article 35.
  • Lewis, Kurt F. (2009). "The Two-Period Rational Inattention Model: Accelerations and Analyses," Computational Economics, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 79-97.
  • Lewis, Kurt F., and Charles H. Whiteman (2006). "Empirical Bayesian Density Forecasting in Iowa and Shrinkage for the Monte Carlo Era," Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies 28. Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre.

Referee

  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Econometric Reviews
  • International Journal of Forecasting
  • International Journal of Central Banking
  • Journal of the European Economic Association

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, American Economics Association, 2007-present
  • Member, Society for Financial Econometrics, 2010-present
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Last update: October 6, 2014