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Robert J. Kurtzman

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - Los Angeles, 2015
  • M.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011
  • B.A., Economics, Pomona College, 2008
  • B.A., Mathematics, Pomona College, 2008
Current Research Topics
  • Financial Frictions
  • Productivity
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Kurtzman, Robert, and David Zeke (2017). "Misallocation Costs of Digging Deeper into the Central Bank Toolkit," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-076. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Kurtzman, Robert, Stephan Luck, and Tom Zimmermann (2017). "Did QE Lead Banks to Relax Their Lending Standards? Evidence from the Federal Reserve's LSAPs," Financeand Economics Discussion Series 2017-093. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Kurtzman, Robert J., and David Zeke (2016). "Accounting for Productivity Dispersion over the Business Cycle," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-045. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Kurtzman, Robert (2015). "Essays on Disciplining Financial Frictions in Macroeconomic Models." Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Smith, Gary, Michael Levere, and Robert Kurtzman (2009). "Poker Player Behavior After Big Wins and Big Losses," Management Science, vol. 55, no. 9, pp. 1547-1555.
Awards
  • 2014

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Dissertation Year Fellowship

  • 2011

    National Science Foundation

    Graduate Research Fellowship

  • 2011

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Graduate Research Mentorship

  • 2008

    Pomona College

    Distinction for Senior Exercise in Economics

Last update: September 11, 2017