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Jasper Hoek


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2004
  • B.A., Economics, Columbia University, 1996
Current Research Topics
  • Chinese Economy
  • Potential Growth in Emerging Market Economies
  • 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
  • Ahmed, Shaghil, Jasper Hoek, Steve Kamin, Ben Smith, and Emre Yoldas (2020). "The Impact of COVID-19 on Emerging Markets Economies Financial Conditions," FEDS Notes 2020-10-07. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Hoek, Jasper, Steve Kamin, and Emre Yoldas (2020). "When is Bad News Good News? U.S. Monetary Policy, Macroeconomic News, and Financial Conditions in Emerging Markets," International Finance Discussion Papers 1269. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Ahmed, Shaghil, Ricardo Correa, Daniel A. Dias, Nils Gornemann, Jasper Hoek, Anil Jain, Edith Liu, and Anna Wong (2019). "Global Spillovers of a China Hard Landing," International Finance Discussion Papers 1260. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Hoek, Jasper, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, and Deborah Levison (2009). "Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil," in Orazem, Peter F., Zafiris Tzannatos, and Guilherme Sedlacek eds., Child Labor and Education in Latin America. Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 69-86.
  • Levison, Deborah, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea (2007). "Intermittent Child Employment and its Implications for Estimates of Child Labour," International Labour Review, vol. 146, no. 3-4, pp. 217-251.
  • Hoek, Jasper (2006). "Life Cycle Effects of Job Displacement in Brazil," IZA Discussion Paper 2291. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  • Hoek, Jasper (2004). "Turnover Costs and Transition in the Brazilian Labor Market," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan.
  • Hoek, Jasper (2002). "Labor Market Institutions and Restructuring: Evidence from Regulated and Unregulated Labor Markets in Brazil," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 484. University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross Business School.
  • 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
Last update: October 19, 2020