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Jean-Philippe Laforte

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 2008
  • M.A., Economics, Queens University, 1997
  • B.Sc., Economics, University of Montreal, 1996
Current Research Topics
  • DSGE modeling
  • FRB/US Model
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2004 - 2009
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2009 - present
  • Group Manager

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - present
  • Laforte, Jean-Philippe, and John M. Roberts (2014). "November 2014 Update of the FRB/US Model," FEDS Notes 2014-11-21. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Chung, Hess, Jean-Philippe Laforte, David Reifschneider, and John C. Williams (2012). "Have we Underestimated the Likelihood and Severity of Zero Lower Bound Events?" Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 44, pp. 47-82.
  • Chung, Hess, Jean-Philippe Laforte, David Reifschneider, and John C. Williams (2011). "Estimating the Macroeconomic Effects of the Fed's Asset Purchases," FRBSF Economic Letter, 2011-3, pp. 1-5.
  • Chung, Hess, Jean-Philippe Laforte, David Reifschneider, and John C. Williams (2011). "Have we Underestimated the Likelihood and Severity of Zero Lower Bound Events?" Working Paper Series 2011-01. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  • Chung, Hess, Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2010). "Documentation of the Estimated, Dynamic, Optimization- Based (EDO) Model of the U.S. Economy," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2010-29. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2010). "A Comparison of Forecast Performance between Federal Reserve Staff Forecasts, Simple Reduced-Form Models, and a DSGE Model," Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 720-754.
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2009). "A Comparison of Forecast Performance between Federal Reserve Staff Forecasts, Simple Reduced-Form Models, and a DSGE Model," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2009-10. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2008). "A Comparison of Forecast Performance between Federal Reserve Staff Forecasts, Simple Reduced-Form Models, and a DSGE Model," CAMA Working Papers. Australian National University, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2008). "Natural Rate Measures in an Estimated DSGE Model of the U.S. Economy," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 2512-2535.
  • Laforte, Jean-Philippe (2008). "Macroeconometrics with Bayesian Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models," Ph.D. disseration, Princeton University.
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2007). "Documentation of the Research and Statistics Division's Estimated DSGE Model of the U.S. Economy: 2006 Version," Finance and Economic Discussion Series 2007-53. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Edge, Rochelle M., Michael T. Kiley, and Jean-Philippe Laforte (2007). "Natural Rate Measures in an Estimated DSGE Model of the U.S. Economy," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2007-08. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Laforte, Jean-Philippe (2007). "Pricing Models: A Bayesian DSGE Approach for the U.S. Economy," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol. 39, no. S1, pp. 127-154.
Last update: November 27, 2017