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Jasper Hoek


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2004
  • B.A., Economics, Columbia University, 1996
Current Research Topics
  • Monetary Policy Spillovers
  • China
  • Assistant Director

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Chief

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - present
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2011 - 2018
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2009 - 2011
  • Economist

    U.S. Department of the Treasury - International Affairs

    2006 - 2009
  • Assistant Professor

    New Mexico State University

    2004 - 2005
  • What Happens in China Does Not Stay in China
    William L. Barcelona, Danilo Cascaldi-Garcia, Jasper J. Hoek, and Eva Van Leemput
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2022)
  • Are higher U.S. interest rates always bad news for emerging markets?
    Jasper Hoek, Steve Kamin, and Emre Yoldas
    Journal of International Economics (2022)
  • Are Rising U.S. Interest Rates Destabilizing for Emerging Market Economies?
    Jasper Hoek, Steve Kamin, and Emre Yoldas
    FEDS Notes (2021)
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Emerging Market Economies' Financial Conditions
    Shaghil Ahmed, Jasper Hoek, Steve Kamin, Ben Smith, and Emre Yoldas
    FEDS Notes (2020)
  • When is Bad News Good News? U.S. Monetary Policy, Macroeconomic News, and Financial Conditions in Emerging Markets
    Jasper Hoek, Steve Kamin, and Emre Yoldas
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2020)
  • Global Spillovers of a China Hard Landing
    Shaghil Ahmed, Ricardo Correa, Daniel A. Dias, Nils Gornemann, Jasper Hoek, Anil Jain, Edith Liu, and Anna Wong
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2019)
  • Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil
    Jasper Hoek, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, and Deborah Levison
    Child Labor and Education in Latin America (2009)
  • Intermittent Child Employment and its Implications for Estimates of Child Labour
    Deborah Levison, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea
    International Labour Review (2007)
  • Life Cycle Effects of Job Displacement in Brazil
    Jasper Hoek
    IZA Discussion Paper (2006)
  • Turnover Costs and Transition in the Brazilian Labor Market
    Jasper Hoek
    University of Michigan (2004)
  • Labor Market Institutions and Restructuring: Evidence from Regulated and Unregulated Labor Markets in Brazil
    Jasper Hoek
    Working paper (William Davidson Institute) (2002)
  • discussion

    November 2010

    Federal Reserve System Macro Meetings

    Discussion of "Common Fluctuations in OECD Budget Balances" by Christopher Neely and David Rapach

  • conference

    May 2005

    IZA-EBRD Conference on Labor Market Dynamics, Bologna, Italy

    Does Labor Regulation Impede Adjustment to Product Market Reform?

  • conference

    April 2002

    William Davidson Institute - IZA Conference on Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Market Economies, Costa Rica

    Cyclical Worker Flows in Formal and Informal Labor Markets: Evidence from Brazil

  • conference

    October 2001

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) meetings, Montevideo, Uruguay

    Labor Market Institutions and Restructuring in Brazil

  • 2011

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Special Achievement Award

  • 2004

    National Institute of Child Health & Development

    Pre-doctoral Training Fellowship

  • 2001

    The Economist

    Marjorie Deane Journalism Scholarship

  • 1999

    National Institute on Aging

    Pre-doctoral Training Fellowship (1999-2001)

  • 1998

    University of Michigan

    Regents Fellowship

  • Journal of Population Economics
Professional Affiliation
  • Research Affiliate, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany
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Last Update: December 5, 2022