Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Ph.D. Economics
The University of Chicago

M.Sc. Economics
P. Universidad Católica de Chile

B.A. Economics
Universidad de Costa Rica

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-8533
Fax: (314) 444-8731
Email: Alexander.MongeNaranjo

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

Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Research Officer

Published Articles

"Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy"
with Lance J Lochner
FORTHCOMING: Handbook of Education Economics.

"Business opportunities and Challenges for the U.S. in Latin America"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, July 2014.

"Credit Constraints in Education"
with Lance Lochner
Annual Review of Economics, August 2012, Volume 4, pp. 225-256.

"The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital"
with Lance Lochner
The American Economic Review, October 2011, 101(6), pp. 2487-2529.

"Learning the Wealth of Nations"
with Francisco Buera and Giorgio Primiceri
Econometrica, 2011, 79(1), pp. 1-45 (Leading article).

"Entrepreneurship and Firm Heterogeneity under Limited Commitment"
The Annals of Finance, April 2009, 5(3), pp. 465-494.

"Foreign Know-How, Firm Control and the Income of Developing Countries"
with Ariel Burstein
The Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2009, 124(1), pp. 149-195.


Working Papers

"Education Policies and Structural Transformation"
with Pedro Cavalcanti Ferreira and Luciene Torres de Mello Pereira
Working Paper 2014-039A, posted October 2014.

"Foreign Firms and the Diffusion of Knowledge"
Working Paper 2012-055A, posted September 2012.

"Foreign Firms and the Diffusion of Knowledge"
June 2012

"Knowledge Spillovers and the Optimal Taxation of Multinational Firms"

"Credit and Insurance for Human Capital Investments"
with Lance Lochner

"Limited Commitment, Creation and Destruction of Firms and the Transmission of Interest Rate Shocks"

"Limited Commitment, Firm Heterogeneity and the Transmission of Aggregate Fluctuations Social and Production Interactions"

"Human Capital Formation with Endogenous Credit Constraints"
with Lance Lochner

"Consumption over the Life Cycle with Limited Commitment"


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