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Michael Siemer

Economist

Research and Statistics

202-912-7860
michael.siemer@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, 2013
  • M.A., Economics, Simon Fraser University, 2007
  • Diplom, Volkswirtschaftslehre, University of Regensburg, 2006
  • Current Research Topics

  • Financial constraints & employment 2007-2009
  • International transmission of risk/uncertainty
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2013 - present
  • Siemer, Michael (2014). "Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-56. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Gourio, Francois, Todd Messer, and Michael Siemer (2014). "What is the Economic Impact of the Slowdown in New Business Formation?" Chicago Fed Letter 326. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  • Gourio, Francois, Michael Siemer, and Adrien Verdelhan (2013). "International Risk Cycles," Journal of International Economics, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 471-484.
  • Lu, Yang K., and Michael Siemer (2013). "Learning, Rare Disasters, and Asset Prices," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-85. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Siemer, Michael (2013). "Essays on Employment Dynamics and Asset Prices," Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.
  • Gourio, Francois, Michael Siemer, and Adrien Verdelhan (2011). "International Risk Cycles," NBER Working Papers 17277. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • conference

    2015

    American Economic Association Annual Meeting

    Uncertainty Betas and International Capital Flows

  • conference

    2015

    Econometric Society North American Winter Meeting

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2014

    Second Chicago Booth International Macro Finance Conference (presented by coauthor)

    Uncertainty Betas and International Capital Flows

  • conference

    2014

    5th Ifo Conference on Macroeconomics and Survey Data (presented by coauthor)

    A Missing Generation of Firms? Aggregate Effects of the Decline in New Business Formation

  • conference

    2014

    Pacific Basin Research Conference San Francisco

    Uncertainty Betas and International Capital Flows

  • discussion

    2014

    Federal Reserve System Macro Conference New Orleans

    Discussion: The Micro and Macro of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach by Cotes, Jaimovich, Nekarda, Siu

  • conference

    2014

    NBER Universities Research Conference

    Uncertainty Betas and International Capital Flows

  • conference

    2014

    NBER Summer Institute - Capital Markets and the Economy

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2013

    10th Christmas Meeting of German Economists Abroad

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2013

    4th Ifo Conference on Macroeconomics and Survey Data

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2013

    Midwest Macro Meeting, Minneapolis

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2013

    Workshop on Macroeconimcs, Financial Frictions and Asset Prices

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2013

    Society for Computational Economics Annual Conference

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Bonn

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Cambridge

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Mannheim

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    Richmond Fed

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    Fed Board

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    UNC Kenan-Flagler

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    Johns Hopkins

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    Simon Fraser University

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    CREi - Pompeu Fabra

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    ECB

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Ottawa

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2013

    KC Fed

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2012

    Boston Fed

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2012

    Boston University

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • seminar

    2012

    Chicago Fed

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2012

    BU/BC Green Line Macro Meetin

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2012

    Econometric Society Summer Meeting

    Firm Entry and Employment Dynamics in the Great Recession

  • conference

    2011

    Western Finance Association Annual Conference

    International Risk Cycles

  • conference

    2011

    CDMA Conference

    Asset Prices with Learning about Disaster Risk

  • conference

    2011

    BU-BC Green Line Macro Meeting

    International Risk Cycles

  • conference

    2010

    ECB-JIE Conference

    International Risk Cycles

Awards

  • 2013

    Boston University Department of Economics

    IED Research Grant

  • 2012

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Research Fellowship

  • 2011

    Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

    General Reserach Fund #643811 (Co-Investigator)

  • 2011

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Summer Research Grant

  • 2008

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Distinction Macroeconomics Qualifying Exam

  • 2007

    Boston University

    Fellow of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

  • 2006

    Simon Fraser University

    Graduate Fellowship

  • 2004

    German National Academic Foundation

    German National Academic Foundation Scholarship

Referee

  • Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economics Letters
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Last update: June 12, 2015