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Molin Zhong

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • B.S., Economics, Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2010
Current Research Topics
  • Business cycles
  • Forecasting
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Guerrón-Quintana, Pablo, and Molin Zhong (2017). "Macroeconomic Forecasting in Times of Crises," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-018. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Shin, Minchul, and Molin Zhong (2016). "A New Approach to Identifying the Real Effects of Uncertainty Shocks," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-040. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Shin, Minchul, and Molin Zhong (2015). "Does Realized Volatility Help Bond Yield Density Prediction?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-115. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Zhong, Molin (2015). "Essays in Bayesian Macroeconometrics," Ph.D. disseration, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Shin, Minchul, and Molin Zhong (2013). "Does Realized Volatility Help Bond Yield Density Prediction?" PIER Working Paper Archive. Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
  • discussion

    2016

    Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings

  • conference

    2016

    North American Summer Meetings Econometric Society, IAAE, System Macro Meetings, NBER EFSF Mid-Year Meetings, Midwest Econometrics, Midwest Macro

  • seminar

    2016

    University of Kansas, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

  • conference

    2015

    Midwest Econometrics Group Meetings, Midwest Macro Meetings

  • seminar

    2015

    Federal Reserve Board, SUNY-Binghamton, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

  • seminar

    2014

    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

  • conference

    2013

    OMI-SoFiE Financial Econometrics Summer School (Oxford)

Awards
  • 2014

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

    Dissertation Intern

  • 2013

    University of Pennsylvania

    GAPSA Research Travel Grant

  • 2010

    National Science Foundation

    Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention

Referee
  • International Economic Review
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • Journal of Empirical Finance
Last update: May 19, 2017