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Aaron B. Flaaen

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2015
Current Research Topics
  • Production Sharing and the Transmission of Shocks
  • International Trade and Offshoring
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - 2018
  • Boehm, Christoph E., Aaron Flaaen, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (2019). "Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 101, no. 1, pp. 60-75.
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Isaac Sorkin (2019). "Reconsidering the Consequences of Worker Displacements: Firm versus Worker Perspective," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 193-227.
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Isaac Sorkin (2018). "Reconsidering the Consequences of Worker Displacements: Firm versus Worker Perspective," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2018-029. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Boehm, Christoph E., Aaron Flaaen, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (2017). "Multinationals Offshoring, and the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing," Working Papers 17-22. Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Flaaen, Aaron (2017). "The Role of Transfer Prices in Profit-Shifting by U.S. Multinational Firms: Evidence from the 2004 Homeland Investment Act," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-055. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Flaaen, Aaron B., Matthew D. Shapiro, and Isaac Sorkin (2017). "Reconsidering the Consequences of Worker Displacements: Firm versus Worker Perspective," NBER Working Paper, no. 24077. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Boehm, Christoph E., Aaron Flaaen, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (2016). "The Role of Global Supply Chains in the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake," FEDS Notes 2016-05-02. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Decker, Ryan A., Aaron Flaaen, and Maria D. Tito (2016). "Unraveling the Oil Conundrum: Productivity Improvements and Cost Declines in the U.S. Shale Oil Industry," FEDS Notes 2016-03-22. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Boehm, Christoph E., Aaron B. Flaaen, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (2015). "Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohōku Earthquake," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-094. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Boehm, Christoph E., Aaron Flaaen, and Nitya Pandalai-Nayar (2015). "Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks: Firm-Level Evidence from the 2011 Tohōku Earthquake," Working Papers 15-28. Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Wasi, Nada, and Aaron Flaaen (2015). "Record Linkage Using Stata: Preprocessing, Linking, and Reviewing Utilities," Stata Journal, vol 15, no. 3, pp. 672-697.
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Ejaz Ghani, and Saurabh Mishra (2013). "How to Avoid Middle Income Traps? Evidence from Malaysia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6427. The World Bank.
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Barry Bosworth, and Susan Collins (2010). "Trading with Asia's Giants," in B. Eichengreen, P. Gupta, and R. Kumar eds., Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 32-60.
  • Bosworth, Barry, and Aaron Flaaen (2009). "Financial Crisis American Style," Asian Economic Papers, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 146-170.
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Barry Bosworth, and Susan Collins (2008). "Trading with Asia's Giants," Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi Working Papers no. 220. Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations.
  • conference

    May 2015

    New Faces in International Trade Conference at Penn State University

    Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks

  • seminar

    December 2014

    Johns Hopkins SAIS

    Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks

  • conference

    November 2014

    IMF Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference

    Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks

  • seminar

    June 2014

    Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau

    Input Linkages and the Transmission of Shocks

  • conference

    September 2013

    Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data

    Multinational Firms in Context

Awards
  • 2015

    World Trade Organization

    Essay Award for Young Economists

Referee
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Economics Letters
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
  • American Economic Journal: Applied
Professional Affiliation
  • American Economic Association
Last update: September 23, 2019