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Geoffrey R. Gerdes

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - Los Angeles, 1999
  • M.A., Economics, University of California - Los Angeles, 1994
  • B.A., Economics, University of California - Los Angeles, 1992
Current Research Topics
  • Federal Reserve Payments Study
  • Payment Technology Adoption and Innovation
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2008 - 2016
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    1999 - 2008
  • Developments in Noncash Payments for 2019 and 2020: Findings from the Federal Reserve Payments Study
    Geoffrey Gerdes, Claire Greene, and Xuemei (May) Liu
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2021)
  • Improving Response Quality with Planned Missing Data: An Application to a Survey of Banks
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes and May X. Liu
    Econometrics of Complex Survey Data (Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 39) (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1108/S0731-905320190000039014
  • The 2019 Federal Reserve Payments Study
    Geoffrey Gerdes, Claire Greene, Xuemei (May) Liu, and Emily Massaro
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2019)
  • The Federal Reserve Payments Study: 2018 Annual Supplement
    Geoffrey Gerdes, Claire Greene, and Xuemei
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2018)
  • Changes in U.S. Payments Fraud from 2012 to 2016: Evidence from the Federal Reserve Payments Study
    Geoffrey Gerdes, Claire Greene, and Xuemei
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2018)
  • Recent Developments in Consumer and Business Payment Choices
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes, Jonathan Hamburg, and Xuemei
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2017)
  • Recent and Long-Term Trends in the United States: 2003-2012: Summary Report and Initial Data Release
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes, May X. Liu, Jason P. Berkenpas, Matthew C. Chen, Matthew C. Hayward, James M. McKee, Scott Dake, Patrick Dyer, Dave Brangaccio, and Nancy Donahue
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2014)
  • Recent and Long-Term Trends in the United States: 2000-2012: Detailed Report and Updated Data Release
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes, May X. Liu, Jason P. Berkenpas, Matthew C. Chen, Matthew C. Hayward, James M. McKee, Scott Dake, Patrick Dyer, Dave Brangaccio, and Nancy Donahue
    Federal Reserve Payments Study (2014)
  • Distal Order Effects in Stated Preference Surveys
    Beilei Cai, Trudy Ann Cameron, and Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Ecological Economics (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2010.12.018
  • Distributional Preferences And The Incidence Of Costs And Benefits In Climate Change Policy
    Beilei Cai, Trudy Ann Cameron, and Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Environmental & Resource Economics (2010)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-010-9348-7
  • Estimating Technology Adoption and Aggregate Volumes from U.S. Payments Surveys in the Presence of Complex Item Nonresponse
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes and May X. Liu
    Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section (2010)
  • The Check is Dead! Long Live the Check! A Check 21 Update
    Geoffrey Gerdes and Paul W. Bauer
    Economic Commentary (2009)
  • Sample Design and Estimation of Volumes and Trends in the Use of Paper Checks and Electronic Payment Methods in the United States
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes, May X. Liu, and Darrel W. Parke
    Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section (2009)
  • Recent Payment Trends in the United States
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2008.94-10-2
  • Valuing Publicly Sponsored Research Projects: Risks, Scenario Adjustments, and Inattention
    Daniel R. Burghart, Trudy Ann Cameron, and Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2007)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s11166-007-9018-5
  • Trends in the Use of Payment Instruments in the United States
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes, Jack K. Walton II, May X. Liu, and Darrel W. Parke
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2005)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2005.91-2-3
  • Eliciting Individual-Specific Discount Rates
    Trudy Ann Cameron and Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Working paper (University of Oregon. Department of Economics) (2003)
  • The Use of Checks and Other Noncash Payment Instruments in the United States
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes and Jack K. Walton II
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2002)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2002.88-8
  • Interactive Economics Instruction with Java and CGI
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    Journal of Economic Education (2000)
    https://doi.org/10.1080/00220480009596757
  • The Construction and Performance of Vintage Portfolios for the NYSE, 1926-1996
    Geoffrey R. Gerdes
    University of California, Los Angeles (1999)
  • Estimating Technological Change Using a Stochastic Frontier Production Function Framework: Evidence from U.S. Firm-Level Data
    Rajeev Dhawan and Geoffrey Gerdes
    Journal of Productivity Analysis (1997)
    https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1007792110665
Awards
  • 2003

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Special Achievement Award

Last update: September 26, 2022