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Roc Armenter

Vice President and Economist

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Curriculum vitae PDF

Publications

  • “Economies of Scale and the Size of Exporters,” with Miklos Koren, Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.
  • "A Balls-and-Bins Model of Trade," with Miklos Koren, American Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • "Fraud Deterrence in Dynamic Mirrleesian Economies," with Thomas M. Mertens, 2013, Journal of Monetary Economics, 60(2), 139-151.
  • "Intertemporal Distortions in the Second Best," with Stefania Albanesi, Review of Economic Studies, 79(4), 1271-1307.
  • "Accounting for Development through Investment Prices," with Amartya Lahiri, Journal of Monetary Economics, 59(6), 550-564.
  • "Credible Redistributive Policies and Migration Across U.S. States," with Francesc Ortega, Review of Economic Dynamics, 13 (2010), pp. 403-423.
  • "Of Nutters and Doves," with Martin Bodenstein, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 9(1), 2009, art. 35.
  • "A Note on Incomplete Factor Taxation," Journal of Public Economics, 92 (2008), pp. 2275-2281.
  • "A General Theory (and Some Evidence) of Expectation Traps in Monetary Policy," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 40 (2008), pp. 867-896.
  • "Time-Consistent Fiscal Policy and Heterogeneous Agents," Review of Economic Dynamics, 10 (2007), pp. 31-54.
  • "Can the U.S. Monetary Policy Fall (Again) in an Expectation Trap?" (with Martin Bodenstein), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12 (2008), pp. 664-693.
  • "Equilibrium Selection Through Incomplete Information in Coordination Games: An Experimental Study" (with Antonio Cabrales and Rosemarie Nagel), Experimental Economics, 10 (2007), pp. 221-234.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Business Review Articles

Working Papers

  • "The Perils of Nominal Targets," Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper 14-2/R, February 2013. PDF
  • "On the Timing of Monetary Policy Reform," Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper 13-4, December 2013. PDF
  • "The Macroeconomics of Firms' Savings," with Viktoria Hnatkovska, Working Paper 12-1, December 2011. PDF
  • "Sustainable Monetary Policy and Inflation Expectations," Working Paper 10-20, June 2010. PDF
  • "Understanding Capital Taxation in Ramsey Models," (with Stefania Albanesi), December 2007.
  • "Intertemporal Distortions in the Second Best," (with Stefania Albanesi), August 2007.
  • "Credible Redistributive Policies and Migration Across U.S. States," (with Francesc Ortega), Mimeo, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, February 2007.
  • "Credible Redistributive Policies and Skilled Migration," (with Francesc Ortega), Mimeo, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, January 2007.
  • "Of Nutters and Doves," (with Martin Bodenstein), Mimeo, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, May 2007.
  • "Endogenous Productivity and Development Accounting," (with Amartya Lahiri), Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Staff Reports 258, 2006.
  • "Does the Time Consistency Problem Make Flexible Exchange Rates Look Worse Than You Think?" (with Martin Bodenstein), Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Staff Reports 230, 2005.
  • "Redistribution, Time-Consistent Fiscal Policy and Representative Democracy," Mimeo, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 2004.

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Optimal Policy
  • Last update: June 2, 2014