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Colin R. Weiss

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California-Los Angeles, 2017
  • B.S., Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Current Research Topics
  • Sovereign Default and Capital Flows
  • Safe Haven Assets and FX Reserves
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2017 - 2020
  • Foreign Demand for U.S. Treasury Securities during the Pandemic
    Colin R. Weiss
    FEDS Notes (2022)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.3046
  • Short-Term Funding Stresses and Asset Prices: Lessons from U.S. History
    Colin R. Weiss
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2582
  • Contractionary Devaluation Risk: Evidence from the Free Silver Movement, 1878-1900
    Colin Weiss
    Review of Economics and Statistics (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00841
  • Intermediary Asset Pricing during the National Banking Era
    Colin R. Weiss
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/IFDP.2020.1302
  • Foreign Portfolio Investment When the United States was an Emerging Market
    Julio Monge and Colin Weiss
    FEDS Notes (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2461
  • Free Silver and Financial Frictions
    Colin Weiss
    University of California, Los Angeles (2017)
  • conference

    9/2020

    EHA Annual Meetings

    Sovereign Default and Capital Flows: Evidence from the American States in the 1840s

  • seminar

    3/2020

    NYU Stern Economic History Seminar

    Intermediary Asset Pricing during the National Banking Era

  • conference

    2/2019

    4th Annual Economics of Media Bias Workshop

    Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times: Evidence from the 19th Century Gold Standard

  • conference

    9/2017

    EHA Annual Meetings

    Is Devaluation Risk Contractionary? Evidence from U.S. Silver Coinage Agitation, 1878-1900

  • conference

    10/2016

    All-UC Graduate Student Workshop

    Is Devaluation Risk Contractionary? Evidence from U.S. Silver Coinage Agitation, 1878-1900

  • conference

    09/2016

    EHA Annual Meetings Poster Session

    Is Devaluation Risk Contractionary? Evidence from U.S. Silver Coinage Agitation, 1878-1900

  • conference

    07/2016

    NBER DAE Summer Institute Poster Session

    Is Devaluation Risk Contractionary? Evidence from U.S. Silver Coinage Agitation, 1878-1900

Professional Affiliation
  • Member
  • Economic History Association
  • December 2015-
Last update: October 3, 2022