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Miguel Faria e Castro

Senior Economist


Ph.D. Economics
New York University

M.Res. Economics
Universidade Nova de Lisboa

B.A. Economics
Universidade Nova de Lisboa

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
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Miguel Faria e Castro

Senior Economist

Other Publications

"Annual Report"
with Julian Kozlowski
Annual Report, 2021, pp. 1

"The Krugman–Macedo Diagram Revisited"
with  Miguel Lebre de Freitas
in Brites Pereira L., Mata M.E., Rocha de Sousa M., ed., Economic Globalization and Governance
Springer, 2020, Chapter 13, pp. 175-197

"Introduction for the special issue on the Gerzensee conference"
with Bill Dupor
Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, June 2020, Vol. 115

"Measuring Labor Supply and Demand Shocks during COVID-19"
Covid Economics, 5/20/2020, No. 20

"Fiscal Policy during a Pandemic"
Covid Economics, 4/8/2020, No. 2

"Central Bank Interventions, Demand for Collateral, and Sovereign Borrowing Costs"
Banco de Portugal, Economics and Research Department, January 2015.

"The Portuguese Banking Sector During the Sovereign Debt Crisis"
with  Matteo Crosignani and  Luis Fonseca
Banco de Portugal Economic Studies, 2015, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 43-80

Professional Activities

Referee for  Review of Economic Dynamics; HEALTH ECONOMICS; European Economic Review; Economic Modelling; Economic Journal; Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Cogent Economics and Finance; Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review; Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Financial Economics; American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics; Journal of the European Economic Association; Review of Economic Studies; Journal of Economic Theory; Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control; Portuguese Economic Journal; International Finance; Journal of Financial Stability; Deutsche Bundesbank Discussion Papers; Macroeconomic Dynamics; Quantitative Economics; Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy; SAGE open; American Economic Review; National Science Foundation; German Economic Review; Journal of Economic Surveys; Canadian Journal of Economics-Revue Canadienne d'Economique; Journal of Financial Intermediation; Review of Economic Analysis; Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics; International Journal of Central Banking; Journal of Empirical Finance; Economic Modelling; Journal of Banking & Finance; Fundacao Francisco Manuel dos Santos


2022 - 2nd CEPR Finance and Productivity Conference (IWH Halle) ; Theories and Methods in Macroeconomics (King's College London) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Pennsylvania State University) ; Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics (Virtual)

2021 - 8th Christmas Workshop on Finance and Accounting (University of Porto) ; Stabilization policies: Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis and prospects for future policy strategies (Deutsche Bundesbank) ; University of Kent Workshop on Firm Heterogeneity (University of Kent) ; Federal Reserve Board External Webinar (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) ; Presentation to Vice Chair Clarida (FRB St Louis) ; European Economic Association (University of Copenhagen (Virtual)) ; FRB St. Louis Mini Brownbag (FRB St. Louis) ; Annual Meetings of the Portuguese Economic Journal (Catolica Business School - Porto) ; Society for Economic Dynamics (University of Minnesota / Minneapolis Fed) ; Barcelona GSE Summer Forum (Barcelona GSE) ; Computational Economics and Finance ; North American Meetings of the Econometric Society (University of Quebec in Montreal) ; Americal Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (Online) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Virtual Australian Macro Seminar) ; Finance Seminar (McGill University) ; Philadelphia Fed - NC State Macroeconometrics Workshop (Zoom)

2020 - Computational Finance and Econometrics (Imperial College London) ; Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) (LSE/Bank of England (virtual)) ; European Economic Association (Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; Annual International Journal of Central Banking Research Conference (Central Bank of Denmark/European Central Bank/FRB Cleveland) ; NBER Summer Institute (Micro Data and Macro Models (EFMM)) ; AP Conference (Econ Ed) (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) ; FedBrownBag Webinar (FedBrownBag Webinar) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (ITAM) ; Covid Seminar (Banco de Mexico) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Bank of England) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Banco de Portugal) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Banco de Mexico)

2019 - National Tax Association (Tampa, FL) ; Joint Central Banker's Conference (FRB Atlanta) ; 2nd Meeting of the Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) (NY Fed and Columbia University, New York) ; Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal (University of Evora) ; 2nd China International Conference on Macroeconomics (Peking University HSBC Business School (Shenzhen)) ; 11th Tsinghua Macro Workshop (Tsinghua University) ; Economics Seminar (DePaul University) ; Macro Seminar (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance) ; Macro Seminar (European University Institute) ; Macro Seminar (Paris School of Economics) ; Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics (FRB Dallas) ; Theories and Methods in Macroeconomics (University of Nuremberg) ; ASSA/AEA (Atlanta)

2018 - Latin American Meetings of the Econometric Society (Guayaquil, Ecuador) ; Macroeconomics Seminar (Johns Hopkins SAIS) ; System Committee on Financial Institutions (FRB Philadelphia) ; NBER DSGE Workshop (FRB Chicago) ; ITAM Finance Conference (ITAM) ; Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory and Policy (Konstanz, Germany) ; Federal Reserve System Committee on Macroeconomics; HULM Workshop (FRB St Louis) ; Midwest Finance Association (San Antonio) ; Nonlinear Models in Macroeconomics and Finance for an Unstable World (Norges Bank) ; Economia Viva Forum, sponsored by Banco de Portugal

2017 - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; European Central Bank Conference on Fiscal Policy; University of Lisbon (ISEG); FRB Kansas City CADRE High Performance Computing Conference; FRB Chicago Macroeconomics System Conference; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Federal Reserve System on Macroeconomics (FRB Chicago) ; FRB San Francisco; Indiana U Kelley; FRB St. Louis; Chicago Financial Institutions Conference; London School of Economics; EFEL (NBER Summer Institute) ; UT Austin McCombs; 11th PEJ Meetings (Vila Real) ; SED (Edinburgh) ; CEPR Macro Model Comparison Research Conference; NYU; Nova SBE; European Central Bank; Notre Dame; Cornell; Cambridge; London Business School; MIT Sloan; Minnesota; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Georgetown

2016 - EconCon Princeton ; U Amsterdam; 10th PEJ Meetings (Coimbra) ; NYU Stern; ASSA/AFA (San Francisco) ; Banco de Portugal; New York University; Yale Program on Financial Stability

2015 - Conference on Endogenous Financial Networks (Banque de France-Cleveland Fed) ; 10th EGSC (WUSTL) ; NYU ; Cowles Foundation Conference on General Equilibrium, SED (Warsaw) ; 9th PEJ Meetings (Angra do Heroismo) ; The Portuguese Treasury and Government Debt Agency (IGCP)

2014 - 9th EGSC (WUSTL) ; New York University

2013 - Statis in Paris Conference (ENSAE, Paris) ; New York University (NYU)