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202-736-5664
gisela.rua@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 2012
  • B.A., Economics, University of Porto, 2003
  • Current Research Topics

  • Containerization and International Trade
  • Great Depression and Economic Policy
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2015 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2012 - 2015
  • Rua, Gisela, and Sian L. Seldin (2016). "History of the Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases," FEDS Notes. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 4, 2016.
  • Eichengreen, Barry, and Gisela Rua (2015). "Exchange Rates and Global Rebalancing," in Bosworth, Barry P., Masahiro Kawai eds., Transpacific Rebalancing: Implications for Trade and Economic Growth. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press and Asian Development Bank Institute, pp. 26-59.
  • Rua, Gisela (2015). "Review: Global Markets Transformed: 1870-1945. By Steven C. Topik and Allen Wells," Journal of Economic History, vol. 75, no. 2, pp. 615-617.
  • Jalil, Andrew and Gisela Rua (2015). "Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-029. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Rua, Gisela (2014). "Diffusion of Containerization," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-88. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustin Benetrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua (2010). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," Economic Policy, vol. 25, no. 62, pp. 219-265.
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustin Benetrix, Barry Eichengreen, and Gisela Rua (2009). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," CEPR Discussion Papers 7564. Centre for Economic Policy Research.
  • Almunia, Miguel, Agustin S. Benetrix, Barry Eichengreen, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Gisela Rua (2009). "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons," NBER Working Papers 15524. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • conference

    2015

    Bank of Japan

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    World Economic History Congress

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    NBER SI Development of the American Economy

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    Bundesbank Workshop Central Banks and Crises - Historical Perspectives

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2015

    Uddevalla Symposium on Regional Development in an International Context

    Local Impact of Containerization

  • seminar

    2015

    Inter-American Development Bank

    Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2015

    Inflation Targeting Seminar of the Banco Central do Brasil

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • seminar

    2015

    American University

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2014

    Economic History Association Annual Meeting

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2014

    "Central Banking in Historical Perspective: One Hundred Years of the Federal Reserve"

    Inflation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record

  • conference

    2013

    Annual Conference of the Center for Economics and Econometrics

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • seminar

    2013

    Vanderbilt University

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • seminar

    2013

    University of Delaware

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    Annual Congress of the European Economic Association

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    World Congress of Cliometrics

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2013

    Rocky Mountain Empirical Trade Conference

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

  • conference

    2012

    CIRANO Workshop on "Networks in Trade and Finance"

    Fixed Costs, Network Effects, and the International Diffusion of Containerization

Conference Organization

  • August 3-7 Kyoto

    World Economic History Congress

    Session Organizer

Referee

  • National Science Foundation
  • Journal of International Economics
  • Explorations in Economic History
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economic Association
  • Economic History Association
  • European Economic Association
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Last update: April 11, 2016