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Charles S. Gascon

Regional Economist, Senior Coordinator

Education

MBA
Washington University
2012

M.A. Economics
State University of New York at Albany
2006

B.S. Managerial Economics
Bentley University
2005

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7318
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:
Laura Taylor
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Office: (314) 444-8783
Cell: (314) 313-4613





Review Articles

"Living Standards in St. Louis and the Eighth Federal Reserve District: Let’s Get Real,"
with Cletus C. Coughlin and Kevin L. Kliesen.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Fourth Quarter 2017, Vol. 99, No. 4, 377-94.

"Doubling Your Monetary Base and Surviving: Some International Experience,"
with Richard G. Anderson and Yang Liu.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2010, Vol. 92, No. 6, 481-506.

"The Commercial Paper Market, the Fed, and the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis,"
with Richard G. Anderson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, November/December 2009, Vol. 91, No. 6, 589-612.

"Estimating U.S. Output Growth with Vintage Data in a State-Space Framework,"
with Richard G. Anderson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, July/August 2009, Vol. 91, No. 4, 349-370.


Regional Economist Articles

"Advanced Manufacturing Is Vital across Nation, Including Eighth District,"
with Andrew Spewak.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Fourth Quarter 2017.

"Startups Create Many Jobs, but They Often Don't Last,"
with Maximiliano Dvorkin.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Third Quarter 2017.

"Coal's Future Looks Uncertain as Rival Fuels Grow,"
with Jonas Crews.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Third Quarter 2017.

"Growth in Tech Sector Returns to Glory Days of the 1990s,"
with Evan Karson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, Second Quarter 2017.

"Multifamily Housing Shows Strong Growth, Leading to Bubble Fears,"
with Joseph McGillicuddy.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, First Quarter 2017.

"Evansville, Ind., Adapts As Manufacturing, Population Growth Slide,"
with Andrew Spewak.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2016.

"Health Care, Hospitality and Retirees Keep Hot Springs Afloat,"
with Faisal Sohail.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, July 2016.

"Some Sectors Are Strong in Cape Girardeau, but Recovery from Recession Remains Elusive,"
with Joseph McGillicuddy.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2016.

"Jefferson City, Mo., Facing Same Struggles As Other State Capitals,"
with Evan Karson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, January 2016.

"District Overview: "Leaving the Nest" Is Easier in Arkansas than Elsewhere in the District and Nation,"
with Maria E. Canon.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2015.

"Metro Profile: Jonesboro Outperforming Arkansas and Nation in Some Key Categories,"
with Michael R. Pakko.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2015.

"Metro Profile: Bowling Green, Ky.: Cars, College and Caves,"
with Georgette Fernandez Laris.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, July 2015.

"Metro Profile: A Familiar Name with an Economy Facing Familiar Challenges,"
with Georgette Fernandez Laris.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2015.

"Metro Profile: A Tale of Four Cities: Widespread Growth in Northwest Arkansas,"
with Michael A Varley.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, January 2015.

"Metro Profile: Manufacturing Shares the Stage with Service Sectors in Jackson, Tenn."
with James D. Eubanks.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2014.

"Metro Profile: As Owensboro, Ky. Wraps Up Wave of Development, Hiring Slows Down,"
with Maria A. Arias.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, July 2014.

"As Owensboro, Ky., Wraps Up Wave of Development, Hiring Slows Down"
with Maria Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, July 2014
Summary of Survey Responses from Owensboro Business Contacts

"After Stalling, Recovery Resumes in St. Louis"
with Diana Cooke
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, April 2014

"Metro Profile: After Stalling, Recovery Resumes in St. Louis,"
with Diana A. Cooke.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2014.

"Metro Profile: Long-Resilient Little Rock Faces Uncertain Pace of Recovery,"
with Peter B. McCrory.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, January 2014.

"District Overview: Engines of Growth Vary in Four Largest Cities,"
with Maria A. Arias.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, January 2014.

"Long-Resilient Little Rock Faces Uncertain Pace of Recovery"
with Peter McCrory
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, January 2014

"Engines of Growth Vary in Four Largest Cities"
with Maria A. Arias
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, January 2014

"District Overview: Student-Loan Debt in the District—Reasons behind the Recent Increase,"
with Bryan J. Noeth.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2013.

"Metro Profile: Transportation and Health Care Are Pockets of Strength in Memphis' Slow Recovery,"
with James D. Eubanks.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2013.

"Transportation and Health Care Are Pockets of Strength in Memphis' Slow Recovery"
with J. Daniel Eubanks
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2013

"Student-Loan Debt in the District: Reasons Behind the Recent Increase"
with Bryan Noeth
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, October 2013

"Louisville Successfully Transitions from Industrial to Service Economy"
with Sean Grover
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, July 2013

"Metro Profile: Louisville Successfully Transitions from Industrial to Service Economy,"
with Sean P. Grover.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, July 2013.

"College Degrees: Why Aren't More People Making the Investment?"
with Maria E. Canon.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2012.

"A Closer Look:
Assistance Programs in the Wake of the Crisis,"

with Richard G. Anderson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, January 2011.

"This Is Not Your Father's Recession ... or Is It?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2009.


Economic Synopses Articles

"The Evolution of St. Louis’s Wage Distribution,"
with Rebecca Cowin.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2017, No. 15.

"What Could We Have Expected from a $10 Minimum Wage in the City of St. Louis?"
with James D. Eubanks.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2017, No. 8.

"Recent Changes in Labor Force Participation: Trend or Cycle?"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2010, No. 16.

"Vacancies and Unemployment,"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 44.

"Household Retrenchment,"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 17.

"Federal Reserve Assets: Understanding the Pieces of the Pie,"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 13.

"The Current Recession: How Bad Is It?"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2009, No. 4.

"Predicting Consumption: A Lesson in Real-Time Data,"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 28.

"Fueling Expected Inflation,"
with Richard G. Anderson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 21.

"New Monetary Policy Tools?"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 10.

"Convergence Across States and People,"
with Riccardo DiCecio.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2008, No. 2.

"The FOMC in 1978,"
with Richard G. Anderson.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2007, No. 18.


Page One Economics Articles

"Season’s Greetings and Seasonal Adjustments,"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Page One Economics.

"Economic Globalization,"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Page One Economics.




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