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                                                             Patrick J. Kehoe

 

Business Address

Stanford University

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305

Email:  pkehoe@stanford.edu

 

Education

1986    Harvard University, Ph.D., Economics

1979    McGill University, Coursework for M.A., Statistics

1978    Providence College, B.A., Mathematics and Russian

 

Work Experience

2015 - Present    Professor of Economics, Stanford University

2013 - Present    Consultant, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

2015 - 2017        Visiting Professor of Economics, Stanford University

2013 - 2018        Professor University College London

2012 - 2017        Frenzel Professor of International Economics, University of Minnesota

2009 - 2012        Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance, Princeton University

2002 - 2009        Frenzel Professor of International Economics, University of Minnesota

1997 - 2013        Monetary Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1995 - 1999        Ronald S. Lauder Professor of International Economics, University of Pennsylvania

1992 - 1995        Ronald S. Lauder Associate Professor of International Economics,  University of Pennsylvania

1989 - 1996        Consultant, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1991 - 1992        Visiting Associate Professor, University of Chicago

1991 - 1992        Associate Professor, University of Minnesota

1984 - 1991        Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

 

Professional Affiliations

2002 - Present    Fellow of the Econometric Society

2004 - Present    Associate Editor, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking

2002 - 2009        Associate Editor, American Economic Review

2000 - 2012        Co-editor, Quarterly Review of Economics

2001 - 2006        Associate Editor, Journal of International Economics

1997 - 2005        Associate Editor, Macroeconomic Dynamics

1995 - Present    Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

1993 - 2001        Editorial Board, International Economic Review

1992 - 1996        Associate Editor, International Economic Review          

 

Working Papers

1. “Asset Prices and Unemployment Fluctuations” with Pierlauro Lopez, Virgiliu Midrigan and Elena Pastorino.

2. “World Financial Flows and Asset Prices” with Yan Bai and Fabrizio Perri.

3. “Dynamic Competition in the Era of Big Data,’’ with Brad Larsen and Elena Pastorino, revising.

 

Publications in Refereed Journals

1. “On the Optimality of Financial Repression,” with V. V. Chari and Alessandro Dovis, forth coming Journal of Political Economy. [Paper]

 2. “Debt Constraints and Employment,” with Virgiliu Midrigan and Elena Pastorino, forthcoming Journal of Political Economy.  [Paper]

3. “Financial Markets and Fluctuations in Volatility,” with Yan Bai and Cristina Arellano, forthcoming Journal of Political Economy. [Paper]

4. “Evolution of Modern Business Cycle Models: Accounting for the Great Recession.” with Virgiliu Midrigan and Elena Pastorino, Journal of Economic Perspective 32.2, 2018. [Paper]

5. “Rethinking Optimal Currency Areas,” with V. V. Chari and Alessandro Dovis, forthcoming Journal of Monetary Economics. [Paper]

6. “Prices are Sticky After All,” with Virgiliu Midrigan, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2015.

7. “Sophisticated Monetary Policies,” with Andrew Atkeson and V. V. Chari, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2010.

8. “Time-Varying Risk, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates in General Equilibrium,” with Fernando Alvarez and Andrew Atkeson, Review of Economic Studies, July 2009.

9. “The New Keynesian Models: Not Yet Useful for Policy Analysis,” with V. V. Chari and Ellen R. McGrattan, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, January 2009.

10. “Are Structural VARs with Long-Run Restrictions Useful in Developing Business Cycle Theory,” with V. V. Chari and Ellen McGrattan, Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2008.

11. “Time Inconsistency and Free-Riding in a Monetary Union,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (2nd OSU Macroeconomics Lecture), October 2008.

12. “On the Need for Fiscal Constraints in a Monetary Union,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of  Monetary Economics, November 2007.

13. “If Exchange Rates are Random Walks, Then Almost Everything We Say about Monetary Policy Is Wrong,” with Fernando Alvarez and Andrew Atkeson, American Economic Review, May 2007.

14. “Business Cycle Accounting,” with V. V. Chari and Ellen McGrattan, Econometrica, May 2007.

15. “Modeling the Transition to a New Economy: Lessons from Two Technological Revolutions,” with Andrew Atkeson, American Economic Review, March 2007.

16. “Modern Macroeconomics in Practice: How Theory Is Shaping Policy,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Fall 2006.

17. “Modeling and Measuring Organization Capital,” with Andrew Atkeson, Journal of Political Economy, October 2005.

18. “The Optimal Degree of Discretion in Monetary Policy,” with Susan Athey and Andrew Atkeson, Econometrica, September 2005.

19. “Sudden Stops and Output Drops,” with V. V. Chari and Ellen McGrattan, American Economic Review, May 2005.

20. “Financial Crises as Herds: Overturning the Critiques,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Economic Theory, November 2004.

21. “Competitive Equilibria with Limited Enforcement,” with Fabrizio Perri, Journal of Economic Theory, November 2004.

22. “Deflation and Depression: Is There an Empirical Link?” with Andrew Atkeson, American Economic Review, May 2004.

23. “The Time Consistency of Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policies,” with Fernando Alvarez and Pablo Andrés Neumeyer, Econometrica, March 2004.

24. “Hot Money,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Political Economy, December 2003.

25. “Can Sticky Price Models Generate Volatile and Persistent Exchange Rates?” with V. V. Chari and Ellen R. McGrattan, Review of Economic Studies, August 2002.

26. “Accounting for the Great Depression,” with V. V. Chari and Ellen R. McGrattan, American Economic Review, May 2002. Reprinted in Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Spring 2003.

27. “International Business Cycles with Endogenous Incomplete Markets,” with Fabrizio Perri, Econometrica, May 2002.

28. “Policy-Driven Productivity in Chile and Mexico in the 1980’s and 1990’s,” with Raphael Bergoeing, Timothy J. Kehoe, and Raimundo Soto, American Economic Review, May 2002. Reprinted in Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Winter 2002.

29. “Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates with Endogenously Segmented Markets,” with Fernando Alvarez and Andrew Atkeson, Journal of Political Economy, February 2002.

30. “A Decade Lost and Found: Mexico and Chile in the 1980s," with Raphael Bergoeing, Timothy J. Kehoe, and Raimundo Soto, Review of Economic Dynamics, January 2002.

31. “Sticky Price Models of the Business Cycle:  Can the Contract Multiplier Solve the Persistence Problem?” with V. V. Chari and Ellen R. McGrattan, Econometrica, September 2000.

32. “Models of Energy Use: Putty-Putty versus Putty-Clay,” with Andrew Atkeson, American Economic Review, September 1999.

33. “Optimality of the Friedman Rule in Economies with Distorting Taxes,” with V. V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano, Journal of Monetary Economics, April 1996.

34. “Social Insurance and Transition,” with Andrew Atkeson, International Economic Review, May 1996.

35. “Models of Sovereign Debt: Partial versus General Reputations,” with Harold L. Cole, International Economic Review, February 1998.

36. “Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Business Cycle Model,” with V. V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano, Journal of Political Economy, August 1994.

37. “Dynamics of the Trade Balance and the Terms of Trade: The J-Curve?” with David K. Backus and Finn E. Kydland, American Economic Review, March 1994.

38. “Sustainable Plans and Debt,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Economic Theory, December 1993. Reprinted in The Legacy of Robert Lucas, Jr., Vol. 3, ed. Kevin D. Hoover, Elger, 1999.

39. “Sustainable Plans and Mutual Default,” with V. V. Chari, Review of Economic Studies,January 1993.

40. “In Search of Scale Effects in Trade and Growth,” with David K. Backus and Timothy J. Kehoe, Journal of Economic Theory, December 1992.

41. “International Evidence on the Historical Properties of Business Cycles,” with David K. Backus, American Economic Review, September 1992.

42. “International Real Business Cycles,” with David K. Backus and Finn E. Kydland, Journal of Political Economy, August 1992.

43. “Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Some Recent Results,” with V. V. Chari and Larence J. Christiano, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, August 1991. Reprinted in Political Economy, Growth, and Business Cycles, ed. Alex Cukierman, Zvi Hercowitz, and Leonardo Leiderman, MIT Press, 1992.

44. “Sustainable Plans,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Political Economy, August 1990. Reprinted in Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Vol. 1, Credibility, ed. Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini, MIT Press, 1994.

45. “International Coordination of Fiscal Policy in Limiting Economies,” with V. V. Chari, Journal of Political Economy, June 1990.

46. “On the Denomination of Government Debt: A Critique of the Portfolio Balance Approach,” with David K. Backus, Journal of Monetary Economics, May 1989.

47. “Policy Cooperation Among Benevolent Governments May Be Undesirable,” Review of Economic Studies, April 1989.

48. “Coordination of Fiscal Policies in a World Economy,” Journal of Monetary Economics, May 1987.

 

Other Publications

49. “The Monetary and Fiscal History of Brazil: 1960-2016 with Marcio Garcia, Joao Ayres and Diogo Guillen, forthcoming in a Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America.

50. “Financial Recessions” Economic Policy, forthcoming.

51. “On the Need for a New Approach to Analyzing Monetary Policy,” with Andrew Atkeson, NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2008, University of Chicago Press, 2009.

52. “Taxing Capital Income: A Bad Idea,” with Andrew Atkeson and V. V. Chari, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Summer 1999.

53. “Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy,” with V. V. Chari, in Handbook of Macroeconomics, Vol. 1C, ed. John B. Taylor and Michael Woodford, Elsevier Science, North-Holland, 1999.

54. “Asking the Right Questions about the IMF,” with V. V. Chari, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Annual Report, 1998.

55. “Reviving Reputation Models of International Debt,” with Harold L. Cole, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Winter 1997.

56. “Los Modelos de Equilibrio General Aplicado de Politica Comercial” (with English summary), with Timothy J. Kehoe, Cuadernos Economicos de I.C.E., 1995.

57. Modeling North American Economic Integration, ed. with Timothy J. Kehoe, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

58. “Policy Analysis in Business Cycle Models,” with V. V. Chari and Lawrence J. Christiano, in Frontiers of Business Cycle Research, ed. Thomas F. Cooley, Princeton University Press, 1995.

59. “Capturing NAFTA’s Impact with Applied General Equilibrium Models,” with Timothy J. Kehoe, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Spring 1994. Reprinted in Modeling North American Economic Integration, ed. Patrick J. Kehoe and Timothy J. Kehoe, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

60. “A Primer on Static Applied General Equilibrium Models,” with Timothy J. Kehoe, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Spring 1994. Reprinted in Modeling North American Economic Integration, ed. Patrick J. Kehoe and Timothy J. Kehoe, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

61. “Relative Price Movements in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models of International Trade,” with David K. Backus and Finn E. Kydland, in Handbook of International Macroeconomics, ed. Frederick van der Ploeg, Blackwell, 1994.

62. “International Business Cycles: Theory vs. Evidence,” with David K. Backus and Finn E. Kydland, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Fall 1993. Reprinted in Frontiers of Business Cycle Research, ed. Thomas F. Cooley, Princeton University Press, 1995.

63. “Policy Cooperation Among Benevolent Governments May Be Undesirable: An Extension,” International Economic Policy Coordination, ed. Carlo Carraro et al., Blackwell, 1991.

64. “Time Consistency and Policy,” with V. V. Chari and Edward C. Prescott, in Handbook of Modern Business Cycle Theory, ed. Robert J. Barro, Harvard University Press, 1989.

 

Comments

“Comment on M. Obstfeld, ‘Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Developments in Theory and Policy,’” Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1998.

“Transition in Eastern Europe: A Comment on Blanchard,” Macroeconomic Manual, 1994.

“Fiscal Policies and International Financial Markets: Comment,” in International Aspects of

Fiscal Policy, ed. Jacob Frenkel, University of Chicago Press, 1988.

“On the Roles of International Financial Markets and Their Relevance for Economic Policy: Comment,” Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, August 1988.

 

Referee

American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of International Economics.

 

Thesis Advising and Ph.D. Committees (Past 5 Years)

Zefeng Chen (Phd student, Stanford), Sergio Salgado (Wharton), Eugenia Aguado (Phd student UMN), Alessandro Dovis (University of Pennsylvania), Diogo Guillen (student at Princeton), Lukasz Drozd (Wharton), Jarek Nosal (Columbia Univ.), Vadym Lepetyuk (Univ. of Alicante), Daniil Manaenkov (Michigan consulting.), Pricila Maziero (Wharton).

 

Grants and Awards

2007 - 2012     National Science Foundation Grant, Credit Frictions in Business Cycle Models (co-principal investigator with V. V. Chari)

2002 - 2005     National Science Foundation Grant, Asset Market Frictions in International Business Cycle Models

1997 - 2000     National Science Foundation Grant, Quantitative International Business Cycle Models with Frictions

1996 - 1997     University Research Foundation Grant, University of Pennsylvania

1995 - 1997     National Science Foundation Grant; Industry Evolution, Transition and Trade (co-principal investigator with Andrew Atkeson)

1993 - 1994     University Research Foundation Grant, University of Pennsylvania

1993 - 1994     Kei Mori Fund in Economics, University of Pennsylvania

1992 - 1994     National Science Foundation Grant, General Equilibrium Models with Incomplete Contracting (co-principal investigator with Edward Prescott)

1989 - 1991     National Science Foundation Grant, International Productivity and Risk Sharing (co-principal investigator with David Backus)

1987 - 1989     National Science Foundation Grant, International Business Cycles: Theory and Evidence (co-principal investigator with David Backus)

1987 - 1988     University of Minnesota Graduate School Research Grant, International Evidence on Business Cycles

1986 - 1987     Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant