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Silvio Contessi

Economist

Education

Ph.D. Economics
Johns Hopkins University
2007

M.A. Economics
Johns Hopkins University
2004

B.A. Economics
Bocconi University, Milan
1999

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7410
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
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Phone: (314) 444-6166




Review Articles

"An International Perspective on the Recent Behavior of Inflation"
with Pierangelo De Pace and Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Third Quarter 2014
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.96.267-294

"International Trade, Female Labor, and Entrepreneurship in MENA Countries"
with Li Li and Francesca de Nicola
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2013
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.95.89-114

"An Application of Conventional Sovereign Debt Sustainability Analysis to the Current Debt Crises"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2012
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.94.197-220

"TARP Beneficiaries and Their Lending Patterns During the Financial Crisis"
with Johanna L. Francis
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2011
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.93.105-126

"Foreign Direct Investment, Productivity, and Country Growth: An Overview"
with Ariel Weinberger
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2009
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.91.61-78


Economic Synopses Articles

"Bank vs. Bond Financing Over the Business Cycle"
with Li Li and Katheryn Russ
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 31
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.31

"Forward Guidance 101B: A Roadmap of the International Experience"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 28
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.28

"Current Risks from Exports and Foreign Sales"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 26
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.26

"Forward Guidance 101A: A Roadmap of the U.S. Experience"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 25
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.25

"Translating Kurzarbeit"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 17
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.17

"From "Man-Cession" to "He-Covery": Same Old, Same Old"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 3
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.3

"Rent or Buy?"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 2
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2013.2

"Foreign Direct Investment in the United States During the Financial Crisis"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2012, No. 14
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2012.14

"Get by with a Little Help from My…Other Exports"
with Li Li
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2012, No. 12
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2012.12

"U.S. Trade Springs Back"
with Hoda El-Ghazaly
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2011 No. 9
https://doi.org/10.20955/es..

"Are Bank Reserves and Bank Lending Connected?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2011, No. 04
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2011.04

"Sovereign Debt Shadows"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2010, No. 22
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2010.22

"The Evolving Size Distribution of Banks"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2010, No. 1
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2010.1

"Commercial Bank Lending Data during the Crisis: Handle with Care"
with Hoda El-Ghazaly
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 36
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2009.36

"Gross Credit Flows of U.S. Commercial Banks until 2008:Q3"
with Johanna L. Francis
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 3
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2009.3

"Net Exports’ Recent (and Surprising?) Contribution to GDP Growth"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 26
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2008.26

"Some Incomes Are Less Average than Others"
with Ariel Weinberger
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 24
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2008.24

"Multinationals Make the Most of IT"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 14
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2008.14