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

"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.

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

"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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