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Rubén Hernández-Murillo

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Work Experience

Research

2015-Present
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Senior policy economist.
2005-2015
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Senior economist.
2000-2005
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Economist.
  • Published 20+ scholarly articles and 40+ non-technical articles.
  • Served as reviewer for 30+ academic journals.
  • Interests: applied microeconomics, public economics, regional and urban, and real estate economics.

Policy/Analysis

2015-Present
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
  • Briefed the Bank’s President, Boards of Directors of the Bank’s branches, and industry and community leaders on current economic conditions in the Fourth District and the nation.
2000-2015
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  • Served as reviewer in Federal Reserve System’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). (2012-2014)
  • Chaired Federal Reserve System’s Committee on Regional Analysis; organized its Annual Conference. (2013-2014)
  • Coordinated the St. Louis District's Beige Book. (2002-2014)
  • Briefed the Bank’s President, Boards of Directors of the Bank’s branches, and industry and community leaders on current economic conditions in the Eighth District and the nation.
1994-1995
ITAM, CAIE (Center for Economic Research and Analysis). Junior researcher.
  • Wrote periodical reports on economic conditions in Mexico.

Education

2001
PhD in Economics. University of Rochester.
  • Fields: Industrial organization; political economy.
    Advisor: Per Krusell. Dissertation: Essays on Economic Competition Among Jurisdictions.
1998
MA in Economics. University of Rochester.
1995
BA in Economics, summa cum laude. ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México).

Teaching

2013 (summer)
Washington University in St. Louis. Olin Business School. Managerial economics.
2002 (spring)
ITAM. CIE (Center for Economic Research). Intermediate microeconomics; industrial organization (master's).
1998, 1999
University of Rochester. Department of Economics. Intermediate microeconomics.
1994
ITAM. Department of Economics. Introductory microeconomics.

Selected publications

2017
“Clustered Housing Cycles.” (with Michael T. Owyang and Margarita Rubio) Regional Science and Urban Economics, 66, pp. 185–197.
2010
“Strategic Online Banking Adoption,” (with Gerard Llobet and Roberto Fuentes) Journal of Banking and Finance, 34(7), pp. 1650–1663.
2009
“Measuring the Information Content of the Beige Book: A Mixed Data Sampling Approach,” (with Michelle T. Armesto; Michael T. Owyang; and Jeremy Piger). Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 41(1), pp. 35–55.
2006
“Patent Licensing Revisited: Heterogeneous Firms and Product Differentiation,” (with Gerard Llobet). International Journal of Industrial Organization, 24(1), pp. 149–175.
2004
“Racial Profiling or Racist Policing? Bounds Tests in Aggregate Data,” (with John Knowles). International Economic Review, 45(3), pp. 959–989.

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