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Riccardo DiCecio

Senior Economist and Special Assistant to the President


Ph.D. Economics
Northwestern University

M.A. Economics
Northwestern University

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

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

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
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

"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

"Cross-country Income Convergence Revisited"
with Levon Barseghyan
Economics Letters, December 2011, Vol. 3, No. 113, pp. 244-7
Working Paper

"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

"Sticky Wages and Sectoral Labor Comovement"
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, March 2009, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 538-53
Working Paper


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