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Gisela Rua

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 2012
  • B.A., Economics, University of Porto, 2003
Current Research Topics
  • Containerization and International Trade
  • Great Depression and Economic Policy
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2012 - 2015
  • Brooks, Leah, Nicolas Gendron-Carrier, and Gisela Rua (2018). "The Local Impact of Containerization," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2018-045. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Jalil, Andrew J., and Gisela Rua (2017). "Inflation Expectations in the U.S. in Fall 1933," in Hanes, Christopher, and Susan Wolcott (ed.), Research in Economic History, Volume 33. Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.139 -169.
  • Jalil, Andrew J., and Gisela Rua (2016). "Inflation Expectations and Recovery in Spring 1933," Explorations in Economic History, vol. 62, pp. 26–50.
  • Jalil , Andrew J., and Gisela Rua (2016). "Inflation Expectations in the Recovery from the Great Depression," FEDS Notes 2016-08-30. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Rua, Gisela, and Sian L. Seldin (2016). "History of the Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases," FEDS Notes. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 4, 2016.
  • Eichengreen, Barry, and Gisela Rua (2015). "Exchange Rates and Global Rebalancing," in Bosworth, Barry P., Masahiro Kawai eds., Transpacific Rebalancing: Implications for Trade and Economic Growth. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press and Asian Development Bank Institute, pp. 26-59.
  • Rua, Gisela (2015). "Review: Global Markets Transformed: 1870-1945. By Steven C. Topik and Allen Wells," Journal of Economic History, vol. 75, no. 2, pp. 615-617.
  • Jalil, Andrew and Gisela Rua (2015). "Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-029. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Rua, Gisela (2014). "Diffusion of Containerization," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-88. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustín Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua (2010). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," Economic Policy, vol. 25, no. 62, pp. 219-265.
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustín Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua (2009). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," CEPR Discussion Papers 7564. Centre for Economic Policy Research.
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustín S. Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua (2009). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," NBER Working Papers 15524. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • conference

    2018

    Ljubljana Empirical Trade Conference

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2017

    European Central Bank

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2017

    Bonn Graduate School of Economics

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2017

    The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH)

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2017

    The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2016

    U.S. International Trade Commission

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • conference

    2016

    ASSA-AREUEA Meeting 2016

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2015

    National Bank of Belgium

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    Bank of Japan

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    World Economic History Congress

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    NBER SI Development of the American Economy

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    Bundesbank Workshop Central Banks and Crises ‐ Historical Perspectives

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    Uddevalla Symposium on Regional Development in an International Context

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2015

    Inter-American Development Bank

    Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2015

    Inflation Targeting Seminar of the Banco Central do Brasil

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • seminar

    2015

    American University

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2014

    Economic History Association Annual Meeting

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2014

    "Central Banking in Historical Perspective: One Hundred Years of the Federal Reserve"

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2013

    Annual Conference of the Center for Economics and Econometrics

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • seminar

    2013

    Vanderbilt University

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Delaware

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    Annual Congress of the European Economic Association

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    World Congress of Cliometrics

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    Rocky Mountain Empirical Trade Conference

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2012

    CIRANO Workshop on "Networks in Trade and Finance"

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

Conference Organization
  • August 3-7, 2015 | Kyoto

    World Economic History Congress

    Session Organizer

Referee
  • National Science Foundation
  • Journal of International Economics
  • Explorations in Economic History
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • European Economic Review
  • Southern Economic Journal
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • International Journal of Economics and Business Research
Professional Affiliation
  • American Economic Association
  • Economic History Association
  • European Economic Association
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (International Trade and Transportation Committee Member)
Last update: July 23, 2018