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Edward P. Herbst

Economist

Research and Statistics

202-452-3369
edward.p.herbst@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • B.A., Mathematics & Economics, Rutgers University, 2006
  • Current Research Topics

  • Estimation of Dynamic Models
  • Density Forecast Evaluation
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2011 - present
  • Herbst, Edward (2015). "Using the 'Chandrasekhar Recursions' for Likelihood Evaluation of DSGE Models," Computational Economics, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 693-705.
  • Herbst, Edward, and Frank Schorfheide (2012). "Evaluating DSGE Model Forecasts of Comovements," Journal of Econometrics, vol. 171, no. 2, pp. 152-166.
  • Bognanni, Mark, and Edward Herbst (2014). "Estimating (Markov-Switching) VAR Models without Gibbs Sampling: A Sequential Monte Carlo Approach," Working Paper 1427. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  • Chung, Hess, Edward Herbst, and Michael T. Kiley (2014). "Effective Monetary Policy Strategies in New Keynesian Models: A Re-Examination," NBER Working Papers 20611. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Herbst, Edward P., and Frank Schorfheide (2013). "Sequential Monte Carlo Sampling for DSGE Models," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-43. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Herbst, Edward, and Frank Schorfheide (2012). "Sequential Monte Carlo Sampling for DSGE Models," Working Papers 12-27. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Herbst, Edward (2012). "Using the "Chandrasekhar Recursions" for Likelihood Evaluation of DSGE Models," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-35. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Herbst, Edward, and Frank Schorfheide (2012). "Evaluating DSGE Model Forecasts of Comovements," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-11. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Herbst, Edward, and Frank Schorfheide (2011). "Evaluating DSGE Model Forecasts of Comovements," Working Papers 11-5. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  • Herbst, Edward (2011). "Essays on Bayesian Macroeconometrics," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.
  • discussion

    October 2011

    NBER/Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Workshop on DSGE Models

    Discussion of Smith: Estimating Nonlinear Economic Models Using Surrogate Transitions

  • conference

    June 2011

    Canadian Economic Association Annual Meeting

    Evaluating Predictions of Comovements

  • conference

    April 2011

    Society for Bayesian Inference in Econometrics and Statistics 2011 Meeting

    Gradient and Hessian-based MCMC for Macro Models

  • seminar

    January 2011

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Gradient and Hessian-based MCMC for Macro Models

Referee

  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Forecasting
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Review of Economics and Statistics

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economic Association
  • International Society for Bayesian Analysis
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Last update: June 12, 2015