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Michael Siemer

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, 2013
  • M.A., Economics, Simon Fraser University, 2007
Current Research Topics
  • Financial constraints & employment
  • International transmission of risk/uncertainty
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - present
  • Siemer, Michael (2019). "Employment Effects of Financial Constraints during the Great Recession," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 101, no. 1, pp. 16-29.
  • Gourio, Francois, Todd Messer, and Michael Siemer (2016). "Firm Entry and Macroeconomic Dynamics: A State-level Analysis," American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 106, no. 5, pp. 214-218.
  • Gourio, Francois, Michael Siemer, and Adrien Verdelhan (2013). "International Risk Cycles," Journal of International Economics, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 471-484.
  • Gourio, Francois, Todd Messer, and Michael Siemer (2014). "What is the Economic Impact of the Slowdown in New Business Formation?" Chicago Fed Letter 326. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  • Lu, Yang K., and Michael Siemer (2013). "Learning, Rare Disasters, and Asset Prices," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-85. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
Awards
  • 2013

    Boston University Department of Economics

    IED Research Grant

  • 2012

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Research Fellowship

  • 2011

    Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

    General Reserach Fund #643811 (Co-Investigator)

  • 2011

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Summer Research Grant

  • 2008

    Boston University Department of Economics

    Distinction Macroeconomics Qualifying Exam

  • 2007

    Boston University

    Fellow of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

  • 2006

    Simon Fraser University

    Graduate Fellowship

  • 2004

    German National Academic Foundation

    German National Academic Foundation Scholarship

Referee
  • Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economics Letters
Last update: July 27, 2021