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Miguel Faria e Castro

Senior Economist

Education

Ph.D. Economics
New York University
2017

M.Res. Economics
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
2011

B.A. Economics
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
2009

Contact Info

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:
Shera Dalin
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Phone: (314) 444-3911




Economic Synopses Articles

"The COVID Retirement Boom"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2021, No. 25
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2021.25

"Mortgage Forbearance and Economic Recovery from the Pandemic"
with  Olivia Wilkinson
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2021, No. 19
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2021.19

"Is the COVID-19 Pandemic a Supply or a Demand Shock?"
with  Pedro Brinca and  Joao B. Duarte
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2020, No. 31
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2020.31

"Fiscal Policy and COVID-19: Insights from a Quantitative Model"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2020, No. 8
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2020.8

"Can Countercyclical Capital Buffers Help Prevent a Financial Crisis?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2019, No. 15
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2019.15

"Rising Interest Rates, the Deficit, and Public Debt"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2018, No. 28
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2018.28

"What Are the Fiscal Costs of a (Great) Recession?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2018, No. 22
https://doi.org/10.20955/es.2018.22


FRED Blog Posts

"Household debt meets corporate debt"
FRED Blog, April 30, 2020

"Gauging returns and risk in the bond market"
FRED Blog, September 5, 2019

"Are firms too attached to bonds?"
FRED Blog, July 15, 2019

"Is the financial sector becoming more productive?"
FRED Blog, March 25, 2019

"Paying interest on excess reserves"
FRED Blog, June 18, 2018

"The cost of owing"
FRED Blog, March 26, 2018


Regional Economist Articles

"Rising Rates Impact Borrowing Costs for the U.S. Government, Too"
with  Asha Bharadwaj
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Third Quarter 2018, Vol. 26, No. 3


On the Economy Blog Posts

Domestic Debt Before and After the Pandemic Recession
On the Economy, September 30, 2021

Credit Spreads during the Financial Crisis and COVID-19
On the Economy, February 8, 2021

The Effects of Extra Unemployment Benefits on Household Delinquencies
On the Economy, August 18, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic IV: Liquidity Buffers
On the Economy, June 12, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic III: Variance across Sectors and Firms
On the Economy, May 11, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic II: Heterogeneity across Sectors
On the Economy, April 14, 2020

Corporate Bond Spreads and the Pandemic
On the Economy, April 9, 2020

Back-of-the-Envelope Estimates of Next Quarter’s Unemployment Rate
On the Economy, March 24, 2020

Domestic Debt Before and After the Great Recession
On the Economy, October 16, 2018

Fed Payments to Treasury and Rising Interest Rates
On the Economy, September 4, 2018

How Risky Are Government Intervention Programs?
On the Economy, August 7, 2018