Associate Professor and MFE Director
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2004
Office: SSC 4008
Telephone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 85207
Macroeconomics; International Economics
Macroeconomics; Financial Economic History; Risk Management
“Monetary Shocks and Sticky Wages in the U.S. Great Contraction: A Multi-sector Approach,” joint with Pedro Amaral, Journal of Monetary Economics, December 2017, 112-129.
"The Democratization of Credit and the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies," with Igor Livshits and Michele Tertilt, Review of Economic Studies (October 2016): 1673-1710.
"Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcy," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, (April 2010): 165-193, with Igor Livshits and Michele Tertilt.
"The Great Depression in Canada and the United States: A Neoclassical Analysis," Review of Economic Dynamics, (January 2002), 45-72, with Pedro Amaral. Reprinted in: Timothy J. Kehoe and Edward C. Prescott, editors, Great Depressions of the Twentieth Century. Minneapolis: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, (2007).
"Vested Interests and Technology Adoption," Journal of Monetary Economics, (2007) 54 (3): 649-666, with B. R. Bridgman and I. Livshits.
"Consumer Bankruptcy: A Fresh Start," American Economic Review, (March 2007): 402-418, with Igor Livshits and Michele Tertilt.