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Brendan Epstein

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
  • Labor Market Dynamics; Financial Development.
  • Taxes; Open-Economy Puzzles; the Labor Wedge.
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • 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 - 2015
  • 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
Last update: March 18, 2017