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Division of Economic Research
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P. O. Box 442
St. Louis MO 63166-0442
(314) 444-8647
fax: (314) 444-8731




2011 - Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
2002 - Associate professor of Economics, University of Connecticut (tenured 2005).
2006 - Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
2007 - Faculty Associate, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut.
2009 - Research Fellow, CESifo Institute.
2010 - Senior Fellow, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
2008 Guest Professor, Université du Maine.
2008 Guest Professor, Paris School of Economics.
2002 - 2003 Researcher, Interuniversity Center for Research on Economic Policy and Employment (CIRPÉE).
2000 - 2002 Senior Analyst (part time), Bank of Canada.
1997 - 2003 Associate professor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal (tenured 2000).
1994 - 1997 Assistant professor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal.
1994 - 2002 Researcher, Center for Research on Economic Fluctuations and Employment (CREFÉ)
1991 - 1994 Research and Teaching Assistant, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University.
1989 - 1990 Research Fellow, Institut `Créa' de macroéconomie appliquée, Université de Lausanne.
1988 - 1989 Teaching Assistant, Ecole des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC), Université de Lausanne.


Conferences and Seminars

(External presentations only, C=conference, W=workshop, S=seminar)

Plenary and special talks


Awards, Major Grants and Fellowships

Referee Work

L'Actualité Économique - Revue d'Analyse Économique, Addison Wesley, American Economic Review, Annales d'Économie et de Statistique, Applied Economics, Applied Economics Quarterly, The B. E. Journals in Macroeconomics, British Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Public Policy, Econometrica, Econometric Reviews, Economic Bulletin, Economic Journal, Economic Modelling, Empirical Economics, European Economic Review, Fonds FCAR - Quebec Social Science Fund, Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung - Austrian Science Fund, IEEE Annals on the History of Computing Industrial and Labor Relations Review, International Economic Journal, International Economic Review, International Finance, International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Leibniz Gemeinschaft, Mathematical Population Studies, Pearson, Prentice Hall, Princeton University Press, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Recherches Économiques de Louvain, Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of International Organizations, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik - Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Southern Economic Journal, South-Western/Thomson, W. W. Norton Publishers.

Consulting Major contracts only.

Supervised Students (principal supervisor)


St. Louis, August 12, 2011