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Cletus C. Coughlin

Emeritus

Education

Ph.D. International Economics
University of North Carolina
1981

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

Contact Info

Fax: (314) 444-8731

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



Review Articles

"Further Evidence on Greenspan’s Conundrum"
with Daniel L. Thornton
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, First Quarter 2022
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.104.70-77

"Living Standards in St. Louis and the Eighth Federal Reserve District: Let’s Get Real"
with Charles S. Gascon and Kevin L. Kliesen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Fourth Quarter 2017
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.2017.377-394

"Sales of Distressed Residential Property: What Have We Learned from Recent Research?"
with  Jeffrey P. Cohen and  Vincent W. Yao
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Third Quarter 2016
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.2016.159-188

"The Great Trade Collapse and Rebound: A State-by-State View"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, First Quarter 2014
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.96.13-33

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.94.341-368

"Measuring International Trade Policy: A Primer on Trade Restrictiveness Indices"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 2010
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.92.381-94

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.91.569-588

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.88.165-180

"An Introduction to Two-Rate Taxation of Land and Buildings"
with  Jeffrey P. Cohen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2005
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.87.359-374

"The Increasing Importance of Proximity for Exports from U.S. States"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2004
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.86.1-19

"Congestion at Airports: The Economics of Airport Expansions"
with  Jeffrey P. Cohen
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 2003
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.85.9-26

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.84.9-25

"The Controversy Over Free Trade: The Gap Between Economists and the General Public"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2002
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.84.1-22

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.83.25-40

"Editor's Introduction"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2000
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.82.5-10

"State Exports and the Asian Crisis"
with  Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2000
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.82.3-14

"Going Down: The Asian Crisis and U.S. Exports"
with  Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 1999
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.81.33-46

"A Question of Measurement: Is the Dollar Rising or Falling?"
with  Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1996
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.78.3-18

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.77.53-65

"Foreign-Owned Companies in the U.S.: Malign or Benign?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 1992
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.74.17-31

"How the 1992 Legislation Will Affect European Financial Services"
with  K. Alec Chrystal
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 1992
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.74.62-77

"U.S. Trade-Remedy Laws: Do They Facilitate or Hinder Free Trade?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1991
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.73.3-18

"Measuring State Exports: Is There a Better Way?"
with  Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 1991
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.73.65-79

"A Consumer's Guide to Regional Economic Multipliers"
with  Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1991
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.73.19-32

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.72.3-14

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.72.40-58

"What Do We Know About the Long-Run Real Exchange Rate?"
with  Kees Koedijk
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1990
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.72.35-48

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.71.29-42.pne

"An Introduction to Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade"
with  Geoffrey E. Wood
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 1989
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.71.32-46.pcj

"The Dubious Success of Export Subsidies for Wheat"
with  Kenneth C. Carraro
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 1988
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.70.38-47.vll

"Why Have State Per Capita Incomes Diverged Recently?"
with  Thomas B. Mandelbaum
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, September/October 1988
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.70.24-36.sll

"The Competitive Nature of State Spending on the Promotion of Manufacturing Exports"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, May/June 1988
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.70.34-42.tky

"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
https://doi.org/10.20955/r.70.12-29.ofo


Economic Synopses Articles

"Measuring Household Distress and Potential Policy Impacts"
with  Jeffrey P. Cohen, William R. Emmons,  Jacob Haas, and  Lowell R. Ricketts
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2021, No. 3
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2021.3

"World Trade: Pirated by the Downturn"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 35
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2009.35

"Globalization Deserves Some Props"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 16
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2008.16

"What Do You Get for "Sixteen Tons"?"
with  Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2007, No. 29
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2007.29

"Where You Live Affects What You Think About Trade"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2007, No. 11
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2007.11

"Income Taxes: Who Pays and How Much?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2006, No. 7
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2006.7

"U.S. Economic Growth, Relatively Speaking"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2005, No. 16
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2005.16

"Technology, Globalization, and Economic Policy"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2004, No. 11
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2004.11

"World Trade: Past, Present, and Future"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2003, No. 11
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2003.11

"International Travel: Double Trouble"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2002, No. 11
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2002.11


Regional Economist Articles

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

"District Tops U.S. in Growth of Exports to China"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2008, Vol. 16, No. 4

"National Overview: Soft or Hard Landing?"
with  Lesli S. Ott
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2006, Vol. 14, No. 4

"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, Second Quarter 2006, Vol. 14, No. 2

"The Crisis That Wasn't: Asia and the Eighth District"
with  Patricia S. Pollard
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, First Quarter 2000, Vol. 8, No. 1