Cletus C. Coughlin

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Ph.D. International Economics
University of North Carolina

B.B.A Economics & Accounting
University of Iowa

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8585
Fax: (314) 444-8731

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries contact:
Laura Girresch
Office: (314) 444-6166
Cell: (314) 348-3639

Cletus C. Coughlin

Senior Vice President and Policy Adviser to the President

Research Papers

International Economics and Regional Economics

"Is the International Border Effect Larger than the Domestic Border Effect? Evidence from U.S. Trade"
with Dennis Novy
CESifo Economic Studies, February 2012.

"The Great Trade Collapse and Rebound: A State-by-State View"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, First Quarter 2014, Vol. 96, No. 1, pp. 13-33.

"The Boom and Bust of U.S. Housing Prices from Various Geographic Perspectives"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen and David A. Lopez
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2012, Vol. 94, No. 5, pp. 341-368.

"Ethnic Networks and Trade: Intensive vs. Extensive Margins"
with Howard J. Wall
Economics Letters, October 2011, 113(1), pp. 73-5.

"Measuring International Trade Policy: A Primer on Trade Restrictiveness Indices"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2010, Vol. 92, No. 5, pp. 381-94.

"Auctions as a Vehicle to Reduce Airport Delays and Achieve Value Capture"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen and Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2009, Vol. 91, No. 6, pp. 569-588.

"Regulating Carbon Emissions: The Cap-and-Trade Program"
with Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2009, Vol. 17, No. 4.

"World Trade: Pirated by the Downturn"
Economic Synopses, 2009-08-04, 2009, No. 35.

"Income and Lottery Sales: Transfers Trump Income from Work and Wealth"
with Thomas A. Garrett
Public Finance Review, July 2009, 37(4), pp. 447-69.

"Changing Noise Levels and Housing Prices near the Atlanta Airport"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen
Growth and Change, June 2009, 40(2), pp. 287-313.

"Inter-temporal Differences in the Income Elasticity of Demand for Lottery Tickets"
with Thomas A. Garrett
National Tax Journal, March 2009, 62(1), pp. 77-99.

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"Semi-Parametric Interpolations of Residential Location Values: Using Housing Price Data to Generate Balanced Panels"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen and John M. Clapp
Working Paper 2014-050A, posted December 2014.

"Determinants of Trade Margins: Insights Using State Export Data"
Working Paper 2014-006A, posted March 2014.

"Extensive and Intensive Trade Margins: A State-by-State View"
Working Paper 2012-002A, posted January 2012.

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Teaching Experience

Washington University, St. Louis - Adjunct Professor, Spring 1994-2002.

St. Louis University, St. Louis - Adjunct Professor, Fall 1988.

University of Georgia , Athens, Georgia - Assistant Professor - September 1981 to June 1987.
Appointed to Graduate Faculty March 1985.

Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa - Instructor - August 1978 to August 1981.

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