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Cletus C. Coughlin

Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Education

Ph.D. International Economics
University of North Carolina
1981

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

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:
Karen Mracek
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Phone: (314) 444-3911




Review Articles

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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 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

"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