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Riccardo DiCecio

Senior Economist and Special Assistant to the President

Education

Ph.D. Economics
Northwestern University
2004

M.A. Economics
Northwestern University
2000

M.A. Economics
Universitá Commerciale L. Bocconi Milan, Italy
1997

B.A. Economics
Universitá Commerciale L. Bocconi Milan, Italy
1996

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7375
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




Selected Publications

"Externalities, Endogenous Productivity, and Poverty Traps"
with Levon Barseghyan
European Economic Review, June 2016, Vol. 85, pp. 112-126
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2016.02.010

"A Flexible Finite-Horizon Alternative To Long-run Restrictions With An Application To Technology Shocks"
with Neville Francis, Michael T. Owyang, and Jennifer E. Roush
Review of Economics and Statistics, October 2014, Vol. 96, No. 4, pp. 638–647
Working Paper
Online appendix
https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00406

"Cross-country Income Convergence Revisited"
with Levon Barseghyan
Economics Letters, December 2011, Vol. 3, No. 113, pp. 244-7
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2011.07.006

"Entry Costs, Industry Structure, and Cross-Country Income and TFP Differences"
with Levon Barseghyan
Journal of Economic Theory, September 2011, Vol. 146, No. 5, pp. 1828-51
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jet.2011.05.010

"Sticky Wages and Sectoral Labor Comovement"
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, March 2009, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 538-53
Working Paper
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2008.08.003