Cletus C. Coughlin

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Education

Ph.D. International Economics
University of North Carolina
1981

B.B.A Economics & Accounting
University of Iowa
1974

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Phone: (314) 444-8585
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Email: coughlin@stls.frb.org

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Cletus C. Coughlin

International Economics and Regional Economics Research Papers

"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.

"Spatial Hedonic Models of Airport Noise, Proximity, and Housing Prices"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen
Journal of Regional Science, December 2008, 48(5), pp. 859-78.

"District Tops U.S. in Growth of Exports to China"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2008.

"Globalization Deserves Some Props"
Economic Synopses, 2008-06-29, 2008, No. 16.

"Ethnic Networks and U.S. Exports"
with Subhayu Bandyopadhyay and Howard J. Wall
Review of International Economics, February 2008, 16(1), pp. 199-213.

"What Do You Get for "Sixteen Tons"?"
with Lesli S. Ott
Economic Synopses, 2007-12-02, 2007, No. 29.

"Where You Live Affects What You Think About Trade"
Economic Synopses, 2007-05-02, 2007, No. 11.

"Spatial Dependence in Models of State Fiscal Policy Convergence"
with Thomas A. Garrett and Rubén Hernández-Murillo
Public Finance Review, May 2007, 35(3), pp. 361-84.

"Pass-Through Estimates and the Choice of an Exchange Rate Index"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Review of International Economics, September 2006, 14(4), pp. 535-35.

"The Geography, Economics, and Politics of Lottery Adoption"
with Thomas A. Garrett and Rubén Hernández-Murillo
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2006, Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 165-180.

"How Dangerous Is the U.S. Current Account Deficit?"
with Michael R. Pakko and William Poole
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, April 2006.

"Income Taxes: Who Pays and How Much?"
Economic Synopses, 2006-03-02, 2006, No. 7.

"U.S. Economic Growth, Relatively Speaking"
Economic Synopses, 2005-07-02, 2005, No. 16.

"An Introduction to Two-Rate Taxation of Land and Buildings"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2005, Vol. 87, No. 3, pp. 359-374.
Reprinted in Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Kenneth Button, and Peter Nijkamp, eds., Environmental Planning, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007, Chapter 27.

"The Increasing Importance of Proximity for Exports from U.S. States"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2004, Vol. 86, No. 6, pp. 1-19.

"Technology, Globalization, and Economic Policy"
Economic Synopses, 2004-05-02, 2004, No. 11.

"NAFTA and the Changing Pattern of State Exports"
with Howard J. Wall
Papers in Regional Science, November 2003, 82(4), pp. 427-50.

"World Trade: Past, Present, and Future"
Economic Synopses, 2003-05-02, 2003, No. 11.

"Congestion at Airports: The Economics of Airport Expansions"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2003, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 9-26.

"Aviation Security and Terrorism: A Review of the Economic Issues"
with Jeffrey P. Cohen and Sarosh R. Khan
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2002, Vol. 84, No. 5, pp. 9-25.

"International Travel: Double Trouble"
Economic Synopses, 2002-05-02, 2002, No. 11.

"The Controversy Over Free Trade: The Gap Between Economists and the General Public"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2002, Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 1-22.

"Comparing Manufacturing Export Growth Across States: What Accounts for the Differences?"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2001, Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 25-40.

"Editor's Introduction"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2000, Vol. 82 No. 4, pp. 5-10.

"Location Determinants of New Foreign-Owned Manufacturing Plants"
with Eran Segev
Journal of Regional Science, May 2000, 40(2), pp. 323-51.

"The Crisis That Wasn't: Asia and the Eighth District"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, January 2000.

"State Exports and the Asian Crisis"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2000, Vol. 82, No.1, pp. 3-14.

"Foreign Direct Investment in China: A Spatial Econometric Study"
with Eran Segev
The World Economy, January 2000, 23(1), pp. 1-23.

"Going Down: The Asian Crisis and U.S. Exports"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 1999, Vol. 81, No. 2, pp. 33-46.

"Constructing and Using National and Regional TWEXS: The Case for Chaining"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 1999, 24(3/4), pp. 279-94.

"To Chain or Not to Chain Trade-Weighted Exchange Rate Indexes"
with Patricia S. Pollard and Jerram C. Betts
The International Trade Journal, Fall 1998.

"Cross-Country Differences in the Industrial Composition and Location of Foreign-Owned Manufacturing in the United States"
in Douglas Woodward and Douglas Nigh, eds., Foreign Ownership and the Consequences of Direct Investment in the United States. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1998, pp. 97-118.

"The Spatial Distribution of Foreign-Owned Firms in the United States: The Current State of Knowledge"
in James C. Baker, ed., Selected International Investment Portfolios, Pergamon Publishing, 1998, pp. 163-74. An initial version appeared in Khosrow Fatemi and Susan Nichols, eds., International Business in the 21st Century Vol. II. Laredo, TX: Texas A&M International University, 1995, pp. 493-507.

"Foreign Direct Investment in the South: An Ongoing Attraction"
Southern Growth, Spring 1997, 4, pp. 54-55.

"Lessons from the United States and European Community for the Integration of High and Low Income Economics."
with David C. Wheelock
International Business in the New Millennium, 1997, 3, pp. 777-96.

"A Question of Measurement: Is the Dollar Rising or Falling?"
with Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1996, Vol. 78, No. 5, pp. 3-18.

"An Introduction to the Theory and Estimation of a Job-Search Model"
with Adam M. Zaretsky
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1995, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 53-65.

"Foreign-Owned Companies in the U.S.: Malign or Benign?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 1992, Vol. 74, No. 3., pp. 17-31.

"How the 1992 Legislation Will Affect European Financial Services"
with K. Alec Chrystal
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 1992, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 62-77.

"How Foreign-Owned Firms Benefit the Eighth District"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Pieces of Eight, December 1991, pp. 5-8.

"State Characteristics and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment within the United States: Minimum Chi-Square Conditional Logit Estimation"
with Joseph V. Terza and Vachira Arromdee
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 1991, 73(4), pp. 675-83.

"Measuring State Exports: Is There a Better Way?"
with Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1991, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 65-79.

"U.S. Trade-Remedy Laws: Do They Facilitate or Hinder Free Trade?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1991, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 3-18.

"Protection in the European Community Before and After 1992: Comment"
in David Greenaway, Robert C. Hine, Anthony P. O'Brien, eds., Global Protectionism. New York: Macmillan, 1991, pp. 95-98.

"A Consumer's Guide to Regional Economic Multipliers"
with Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1991, Vol.73, No. 1, pp. 19-32.

"Accounting for Changes in Manufactured Exports at the State Level: 1976-86"
with Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 1990, Vol. 72, No. 5, pp. 3-14.

"What Do Economic Models Tell Us About the Effects of the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 1990, Vol. 72, No. 5, pp. 40-58.

"State Government Effects on the Spatial Distribution of Inward Foreign Direct Investment"
with Joseph V. Terza and Vachira Arromdee
Regional Science Perspectives, 1990, 20, pp. 194-207.

"What Do We Know About the Long-Run Real Exchange Rate?"
with Kees Koedijk
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1990, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 35-48.

"Have Federal Spending and Taxation Contributed to the Divergence of State Per Capita Incomes in the 1980s?"
with Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1989, pp. 29-42.

"The Determinants of Escape Clause Petitions"
with Joseph V. Terza and Noor Khalifah
Review of Economics and Statistics, May 1989, 71, pp. 341-47.

"An Introduction to Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade"
with Geoffrey E. Wood
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1989, pp. 32-46.

"State Factor Endowments and Exports: An Alternative to Cross-Industry Studies"
with Oliver Fabel
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 1988, 70(4), pp. 696-701.

"The Dubious Success of Export Subsidies for Wheat"
with Kenneth C. Carraro
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 1988, pp. 38-47.

"Manufacturing Export Performance at the State Level, 1963-1980"
with Oliver Fabel
Review of Economics and Statistics, November 1988, 70(4), pp. 696-701.

"Why Have State Per Capita Incomes Diverged Recently?"
with Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 1988, pp. 24-36.

"The Competitive Nature of State Spending on the Promotion of Manufacturing Exports"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 1988, pp. 34-42.

"Protectionist Trade Policies: A Survey of Theory, Evidence and Rationale"
with K. Alec Chrystal and Geoffrey E. Wood
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1988, pp. 12-29.
Reprinted in Douglas L. Lamdin, ed., The Managerial Economics Reader, Kolb Publishing, 1994; in Jeffrey A Frieden and David A. Lake, eds., International Political Economy,St. Martin's, 1991; in Joseph A. McKinney and Keith A. Rowle, eds., Readings in International Economic Relations, Stipes Publishing Company, 1989; and as "Protectionist Trade Policies: A Survey," in Economic Impact, 1988, 3.

"An Examination of State Foreign Export Promotion and Manufacturing Exports"
with Phillip A. Cartwright
Journal of Regional Science, August 1987, 27, pp. 439-49.

"An Examination of State Foreign Exports and Manufacturing Employment"
with Phillip A. Cartwright
Economic Development Quarterly, August 1987, 1, pp. 257-67.

"The Evolution of International Trade in Georgia"
in Samia Spencer, ed., Foreign Languages and International Trade: A Global Perspective. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987, Chap. 7.

Introduction, in Samia Spencer, ed.,Foreign Languages and International Trade: A Global Perspective, Part II. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

"The Impact of International Intra-Firm Trade on Domestic Concentration Ratios"
with Thomas G. Watkins
Review of Industrial Organization, 1986, 2, pp. 232-49.

"Domestic Content Legislation: House Voting and the Economic Theory of Regulation"
Economic Inquiry, July 1985, 23, pp. 437-48.

"Manufacturing Exports from Georgia"
Georgia Business and Economic Conditions, September/October 1984, 44, pp. 3-4.

"The Relationship between Foreign Ownership and Technology Transfer"
Journal of Comparative Economics, December 1983, 7, pp. 400-14.

"An Economic Analysis of Yugoslav Joint Ventures"
Journal of World Trade Law, January/February 1983, 18, pp. 12-33.

"Reply - Joint Ventures in Yugoslavia: Comment"
Journal of World Trade Law, March/April 1984, 18, pp. 170-72.

"Technology Transfer to Yugoslavia via Joint Ventures"
ACES Bulletin, Fall 1982, 24, pp. 21-44.


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