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Sina T. Ates

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • B.A., Economics, Bogazici University, 2009
Current Research Topics
  • Firm Dynamics, Innovation, and Competition
  • Macroeconomic Impacts of Financial Crises
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Visiting Scholar

    University of Chicago

    2021 - 2022
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2018 - 2021
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - 2018
  • Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection
    Sina T. Ates and Felipe E. Saffie
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/mac.20180014
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2016)
  • Ten Facts on Declining Business Dynamism and Lessons from Endogenous Growth Theory
    Ufuk Akcigit and Sina Ates
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/mac.20180449
  • What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?
    Ufuk Akcigit and Sina T. Ates
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2497
  • Innovation, Trade Policy, and Globalization
    Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates, and Giammario Impullitti
    FEDS Notes (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2456
  • What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?
    Ufuk Akcigit and Sina Ates
    NBER Working Paper Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.3386/w25756
  • Ten Facts on Declining Business Dynamism and Lessons from Endogenous Growth Theory
    Ufuk Akcigit and Sina Ates
    NBER Working Paper Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.3386/w25755
  • Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World
    Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates, and Giammario Impullitti
    NBER Working Paper Series (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.3386/w24543
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2018)
  • Essays on Finance of Innovation, Firm Dynamics, and Economic Growth
    Sina Ates
    University of Pennsylvania (2015)
  • Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection
    Sina Ates and Felipe Saffie
    PIER Working Paper (2014)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2016)
  • Project Heterogeneity and Growth: The Impact of Selection
    Sina Ates and Felipe Saffie
    PIER Working Paper (2013)
  • seminar

    2021

    Sabanci University

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2021

    ASSA

    Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

  • seminar

    2020

    Bogazici University

    Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection

  • discussion

    2020

    7th International Annual Workshop of New Structural Economics, Peking University

    The End of Economic Growth? Unintended Consequences of a Declining Population

  • conference

    2020

    7th International Annual Workshop of New Structural Economics, Peking University

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • conference

    2020

    ASSA

    Ten Facts on Declining Business Dynamism and Lessons from Endogenous Growth Theory

  • discussion

    2020

    ASSA

    Firm Growth Through New Establishments

  • conference

    2019

    Bank of Portugal

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • seminar

    2019

    Gerogetown University

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2019

    Econometric Society European Meeting

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • discussion

    2019

    NBER Summer Institute EFEG

    A Theory of Falling Growth and Rising Rents

  • conference

    2019

    SED

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2019

    GCER, Georgetown University

    What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2019

    World Bank

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • conference

    2018

    Bank of Italy

    What Happened to the U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2018

    Koc University

    What Happened to the U.S. Business Dynamism?

  • conference

    2018

    Latin American Econometric Society

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • conference

    2018

    EBRD

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • discussion

    2018

    AEA

    Do tax incentives for research increase firm innovation? An RD design for R&D

  • discussion

    2018

    University of Maryland

    Small and Large Firms Over the Business Cycle

  • seminar

    2017

    University of Maryland

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • conference

    2017

    IMF-BNM Summer Conference, Munich Summer Institute, ISET

    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • seminar

    2016

    Central Bank of Turkey

    Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection

  • conference

    2016

    SED

    Project Heterogeneity and Growth: The Impact of Selection

  • seminar

    2015

    Federal Reserve Board, VU Amsterdam, Bilkent University, Central Bank of Turkey (Istanbul), University of Pennsylvania

    Beyond Cash: Venture Capital, Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth

  • conference

    2015

    Midwest Macro

    Beyond Cash: Venture Capital, Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth

  • seminar

    2014

    Federal Reserve Board, Bilkent University

    Beyond Cash: Venture Capital, Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth

  • conference

    2013

    World Finance Conference, EBES

    Project Heterogeneity and Growth: The Impact of Selection

  • discussion

    2013

    World Finance Conference

    The Causes and Consequences of Going Public: Firm-Level Evidences from Twelve European Countries

  • conference

    2012

    IAES

    International Technology Competition: The Comeback of The US during 1980s

Awards
  • 2009

    University of Pennsylvania

    Graduate Fellowship

  • 2004

    Turkish Government

    Fellowship of Turkish Government

  • 2004

    Bogazici University

    Undergraduate Fellowship

Referee
  • American Economic Review
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • Review of Economic Studies
  • Econometrica
  • American Economic Journal: Macro
  • American Economic Review: Insights
  • Economics Letters
  • European Economic Review
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
  • Journal of Economic Geography
  • The RAND Journal of Economics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • Bank of Spain
  • NSF
  • ERC
Last update: February 22, 2022