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Borghan N. Narajabad

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2001
Current Research Topics
  • Runs, Safe Assets, Repurchase Agreements
  • Renewable Technology Adoption
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - 2016
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2015
  • Assistant Professor

    Rice University

    2007 - 2013
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2019). "Assessing the size of the risks posed by life insurers' nontraditional liabilities," FEDS Notes. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 28, 2019, https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2358.
  • Adao, Bernardino, Borghan Narajabad, and Ted Loch-Temzelides (2017). "Renewable Technology Adoption and the Macroeconomy," CESifo Working Paper, no. 6372. CESifo Group Munich.
  • Gissler, Stefan, and Borghan Narajabad (2017). "The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 1: Background," FEDS Notes 2017-10-18. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Gissler, Stefan, and Borghan Narajabad (2017). "The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 2: Recent Trends and Potential Drivers," FEDS Notes 2017-10-18. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Gissler, Stefan, and Borghan Narajabad (2017). "The Increased Role of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Funding Markets, Part 3: Implications for Financial Stability," FEDS Notes 2017-10-18. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Monnet, Cyril, and Borghan N. Narajabad (2017). "Why Rent When You Can Buy?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-094. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2016). "Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," NBER Working Papers 22774. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stephane Verani (2016). "Securities Lending as Wholesale Funding: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-050. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan C., Ralf R. Meisenzahl, Borghan Narajabad, Maria G. Perozek, and Stephane H. Verani (2016). "Funding Agreement-Backed Securities in the Enhanced Financial Accounts," FEDS Notes 2016-08-05. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Li, Xin, Borghan Narajabad, and Ted Temzelides (2016). "Robust Dynamic Energy Use and Climate Change," Quantitative Economics, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 821–857.
  • Foley-Fisher, Nathan, Borghan Narajabad, and Stéphane Verani (2015). "Self-fulfilling Runs: Evidence from the U.S. Life Insurance Industry," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-032. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Adão, Bernardino, Borghan Narajabad, and Ted Temzelides (2014). "Renewable Technology Adoption and the Macroeconomy," RISE Working Paper 14-007. Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics. Rice University.
  • Li, Xin, Borghan N. Narajabad, and Ted Temzelides (2014). "Robust Dynamic Optimal Taxation and Environmental Externalities," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-75. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Narajabad, Borghan N. (2012). "Information Technology and the Rise of Household Bankruptcy," Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 526-550.
  • Narajabad, Borghan, and Randal Watson (2011). "The Dynamics of Innovation and Horizontal Differentiation," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 825-842.
  • Narajabad, Borghan N. (2007). "Essays on Dynamic Markets with Heterogeneous Agents," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas.
Referee
  • American Economic Review
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
  • Economic Theory
  • Annals of Finance
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • Economic Inquiry
  • Journal of Economic Growth
  • Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Professional Affiliation
  • American Economics Association, member 2001-present
Last update: November 20, 2019