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Joaquin Garcia-Cabo


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2018
  • M.A., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2015
  • M.Sc., Economics and Finance, CEMFI, 2012
Current Research Topics
  • Labor markets, Human capital
  • Employment protection legislation
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - 2021
  • Does Self‐employment Pay? The Role of Unemployment and Earnings Risk
    Joaquín García-Cabo and Rocio Madera
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (Forthcoming)
  • Why is the US GDP recovering faster than other advanced economies?
    François de Soyres, Joaquin Garcia-Cabo Herrero, Nils Goernemann, Sharon Jeon, Grace Lofstrom, and Dylan Moore
    FEDS Notes (2024)
  • Sectoral shocks, reallocation, and labor market policies
    Joaquín García-Cabo, Anna Lipińska, and Gastón Navarro
    European Economic Review (2023)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2022)
  • Stuck At Home? The Drag of Homeownership on Earnings After Job Separation
    Eva de Francisco, Joaquin Garcia-Cabo, and Tyler Powell
    FEDS Notes (2020)
  • The Self-Employment Option in Rigid Labor Markets: An Empirical Investigation
    Joaquin Garcia-Cabo and Rocio Madera
    International Finance Discussion Papers (2019)
  • Liquidity Funding Shocks: The Role of Banks’ Funding Mix
    Antonio Álvarez, Alejandro Fernández, Joaquín García-Cabo, and Diana Posada
    Journal of Financial Services Research (2019)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • 2017

    University of Minnesota

    Chris Sims Dissertation Fellowship

  • 2017

    University of Minnesota

    Graduate Research Program Partnership Fellowship

  • 2015

    University of Minnesota

    Third Prize, Third Year Paper Competition

  • 2013

    University of Minnesota

    Chipman Fellowship

  • 2012

    Caja Madrid

    Caja Madrid Graduate Fellowship

  • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
Professional Affiliation
  • Research Affiliate - Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute (University of Minnesota)
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Last Update: May 28, 2024